Well hello there and good evening! Another new Civics in Real Life reading  is now available! What do you know about the Defense Production Act? Did you know it was used over 300,000 times last year? Check it out and learn how the DPA helps our nation meet its needs! DPA

Check out the new series here. 

As a reminder, our topics so far have addressed

Essential Workers



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!