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.


Check out the new series here. 

As a reminder, our topics so far have addressed

The First Amendment1st amndcrl

Government Power


Nongovernmental OrganizationsNGO

Propaganda and Symbolism


The National Guard




Primary Sources

primary sources

Federalism in Action


The Preamble in Action

Preamble Executive Orders CRL EO

the Common Good, CG1

and Public Health and the Social Contract. PH1

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!