A newly released report from the City Club of Portland, Educating Citizens: A City Club Report on Improving Civics Education in Portland’s High Schools, explains how. To learn more: Download a PDF of the full report or the executive summary.
SAVE THE DATE! FRIDAY, JUNE 1
You’re invited! Join us for the
Portland Action Summit: Leadership for the Next Generation
Friday, June 1. 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Portland State University
On June 1, City Club, PSU, Oregon Campus Compact and other partner organizations invite you to join us at the Portland Action Summit, which will provide opportunities for a diverse group of students, educators and community leaders to explore strategies for enhancing youth engagement.
The summit will include many interactive sessions including a:
- “We the People” competition
- Policy charette moderated by Carole Smith, superintendent of Portland Public Schools and other community leaders
- Friday Forum featuring three of our city’s most civically-engaged young citizens
- Training Sessions
- Partner Fair
City Club of Portland is a nonprofit, nonpartisan civic affairs organization that promotes civic engagement and active citizenship to build a stronger community. Through unbiased research and compelling programs, City Club connects citizens with ideas and issues that affect our community. City Club is open to everyone who wants to interact with other citizens and shape the future of our city and state, providing a neutral forum for many diverse voices. For more information about City Club of Portland, visit http://www.pdxcityclub.org or call 503-228-7231.