Good evening, friends in civics! We have for you today a new Civics in Real Life reading. This one is on Essential Workers, and discussing what an essential worker is and exploring the concept of civic obligations.
As a reminder, our topics so far have addressed
The First Amendment
Propaganda and Symbolism
The National Guard
The CARES Act
Federalism in Action
The Preamble in Action
the Common Good,
and Public Health and the Social Contract.
Upcoming resources will discuss the NIH, the Census, and Defense Production Act, among others. We hope that you will find these useful. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at anytime! And don’t forget, you can find the ‘Civics in Real Life’ resource on the Florida Joint Center for Citizenship website here. Be sure also to check out Civics360 for videos and readings that explore additional civics concepts and ideas within a more traditional framework!