Democracy Class

Join the Democracy Class Movement

Help us to get Democracy Class into classrooms around the country the week of September 16, 2019.

Democracy Class is a free, nonpartisan curriculum that educates high school students about the importance and history of voting and pre-registers and registers them to vote.

Educators will have access to additional lesson plans featuring:

  • The history and importance of voting
  • Modern-day voting rights
  • The importance of local elections
  • How voting can impact issues in communities
  • The 2020 Census
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Advisory Council

The 2019 Democracy Class Advisory Council is comprised of leading experts and practitioners in the field of civic education.

Democracy Class City Challenge

Rock the Vote is challenging school districts across the country to commit to having Democracy Class taught in all high schools beginning September 16.

In 2018, the School District of Philadelphia, Baltimore City Public Schools, and Los Angeles Unified School District led the City Challenge.

If your city or school district is interested in joining the 2019 Democracy Class City Challenge, please reach out to us at democracyclass@rockthevote.org

Democracy Class Partners

Partners are promoting Democracy Class to their teacher and community member networks, and setting goals to have the curriculum taught in a number of schools and community centers. Join us and activate your communities!