Close Up is dedicated to empowering young people for a lifetime of informed and active citizenship. Our work is enriched through strategic partnerships that enhance strengthen civic skills and knowledge through experiential learning, provide critical insights and resources, and support expanded opportunities for civic education that serve students and teachers from all backgrounds.
Close Up fulfills its mission through civic education programs for students, professional development for educators, and classroom resources that help students learn and practice the habits of active, effective citizenship, with an emphasis on how to articulate their own viewpoints and to listen with respect and tolerance to those of others. Learn more the partnerships and opportunities to support Close Up’s mission.
Partnership Highlight – Preamble Project
Join us for the Preamble Project and learn more about our partners at New Voice Strategies. Starting on Constitution Day, schools can connect with classrooms across the country to develop a shared understanding of what it means to be American through an exploration of the preamble to the U.S. Constitution.