Check Out What’s New!

Stay Home, Stay Safe: Distance Learning Resources Just Launched!

Our team has been hard at work adapting CTKG resources for distance learning and creating new activities. We’ve curated a list of resources for you to use with your students. Most are designed for 5th graders but can easily be adapted for younger and older students.

Click HERE for resources on Kid Governor & Civic Action, State Government & Civics, Community, Leadership, and Voting.

A Message from CTKG Myra to Connecticut 5th Graders

Connecticut’s Kid Governor Myra Stanfield and The Connecticut Democracy Center are partnering with the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, PAWS for Kids, and the Office of Senator George Logan on the 2020 CT Family Day and Poster Contest. This year’s contest asks: How can you and your family show kindness to companion animals in your home or in shelters?

Contest entries are due Thursday, April 30, 2020. For contest rules and entry form, click HERE.

Virtual Meet the Candidates Traveling Exhibit

While the Meet the Candidates Exhibit is unable to travel this spring, students and their families can still explore from the comfort of home. Click through the virtual exhibit to learn about the community issues and plans of action developed by the students who ran for Kid Governor during the 2019 Statewide Election.

Click HERE to go to the Virtual Exhibit.

Storytime with Elissa Grodin

As a part of our new Distance Learning resources, Connecticut’s Kid Governor and The Connecticut Democracy Center are thrilled to bring you this reading of D is for Democracy, read by author Elissa Grodin.

Connecticut’s Kid Governor® is a national award-winning civics program created by The Connecticut Democracy Center at Connecticut’s Old State House. The program is presented with major funding and support from CT Humanities and the Gawlicki Family Foundation, and in partnership with the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) and the Connecticut Council for the Social Studies.