With the new day comes a new Civics in Real Life reading ! Many of our kids, and maybe many of us, are dealing with the reality of family members who have lost jobs over the past couple of months. So today's CRL looks at this question: What is the origin and purpose of unemployment insurance? UI

Check out the new series here. 

As a reminder, our topics so far have addressed

The Defense Production Act DPA

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

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!