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    Who We Are

    A distributed research and action lab at Harvard University on civic education, engagement, and efficacy

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    Our Goals

    Identify, strengthen, and disseminate the knowledge and capacities civic actors need to sustain healthy democratic life

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    What We Do

    Professional and resource development, assessment tools, and research on craft teaching practices for civic educators

 

Our Work:

Declaration Resources Project

Declaration Resources Project

The mission of the Declaration Resources Project is to create innovative and informative resources about the Declaration of Independence. Our goal is to encourage and equip individuals to engage with the text and context of the Declaration in new ways.

Declaration Resources Project Website

 

Youth Participatory Politics Research Network
 

Ten Questions for Young Change Makers Reflection Framework

The Ten Questions Framework, or Youth Participatory Politics Action Frame, is the result of Danielle Allen's participation in a MacArthur Foundation research network. The ten questions guide young people in developing their capacity to be equitable, effective, and self-protective civic actors.

Ten Questions for Change Makers Website

HULA

Humanities & Liberal Arts Assessment (HULA)

Situated within Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, HULA identifies and illuminates the implicit internal logics of humanistic craft in order to develop appropriate tools to assess evaluate, and further develop projects and pedagogy in the humanities.

HULA Webpage

Contact Us

We are excited to speak with educators and researchers interested in our work. Please direct all inquiries to democraticknowledgeproject@gmail.com,