Introducing youth to civic engagement allows them to more easily develop critical thinking, civic leadership, and civil discourse skills. Young people who can think critically about, and make meaning of, societal issues are better able to navigate their individual environments – and succeed in them.

Read-Aloud: Grace For President

When Grace’s teacher reveals that the United States has never had a female president, Grace decides she wants to be the nation’s first and immediately jumpstarts her political career by running in her school’s mock election! 
Presenter: State Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha

Activity: Banana in a Blanket

Courtney shares how to make a delicious and healthy delicacy in this quick two-minute video! Check out the recipe and link to more nutritious meals by clicking here.
Presenter: Courtney Eitzmann, Nebraska Extension, Nutrition Education Program

Unit: 54321 Go!

It’s never been more important to practice habits to stay healthy! With 54321 Go, Ms. Bri spells out easy rules of thumb to be healthy and well.
Presenter: Brianna White, Civic Nebraska Sherman Elementary Site Leader

1. Introduction: 54321 Go!
2. Do the 5: Fruits & Veggies
3. Do the 4: Water
4. Coming soon: Do the 3!
5. Coming soon: Do the 2!
6. Coming soon: Do the 1!

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