Democracy is a verb.


Become a Mikva Teacher

Mikva Challenge always welcomes new teachers who are excited about using our Action Civics model and interested in using our curricula, attending our workshops, or participating in our programs. We invite teachers and youth workers to choose their level of involvement according to their interests and availability.

  • Use our curricula The Center for Action Civics currently has complete curricula, both digital and print, that you can order online. Click here to learn more about our curriculum and to order your copies today. If you teach in Chicago, Southern California, or Washington DC, please contact us using the form below to find out how to get a discounted (or free) copy of our curricula.
  • Join our networkCheck out the Mikva Action Civics Network, a new online teacher platform designed to connect action civics educators around the country to one another and to resources.
  • Attend our workshopsCFAC also offers professional development workshops each year aimed at helping teachers improve their ability to implement various aspects of the Action Civics model in their own classrooms. Participants earn professional development credit-hours for their attendance. Subscribe to our bulletin to find information on coming workshops as they are scheduled.
  • Partner with us in bringing Action Civics to your entire school or district. Click here for more information.

For more information on any of these opportunities or to become a Mikva teacher, get in touch with us using the form below.


young people served in the Chicagoland area, California and Washington DC


Mikva students serve as election judges each election cycle


of Mikva alumni encourage their friends and family to be politically engaged, vs. only 35% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide


students from 117 schools nationwide presented speeches and/or worked on civic action projects


students campaigned during the 2015-16 Election Season


of Mikva alumni are registered voters, vs. only 53% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide


teachers participate in Mikva Challenge programs across the country.


of Mikva alumni continue to volunteer in their communities, vs. only 36% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide

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