Following the announcement of the January 10th, 2012 White House launch for the American Commonwealth Partnership, new materials were released for those groups wishing to watch the event and engage in dialogue similar to those discussions taking place in the untelevised  breakout sessions.

The first is the program for the day so that all watching may follow along.

Download “Program”

The second is an optional discussion guide for group dialogue surrounding topics addressed at the launch.

Download “Discussion Guide”

The event is being live streamed at www.WhiteHouse.gov/live, and we invite you to participate by viewing it online. We encourage you to:

  • tune in on January 10;
  • invite others to join you, organize their own event, or watch on their own; and
  • use this occasion to renew and announce your commitments to educating students for citizenship.

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WHAT: For Democracy’s Future: Education Reclaims Our Civic Mission
WHEN: Tuesday, January 10, 2012
TIME: 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST (Streaming will be interrupted from approximately 4:00pm EST to 5:30pm EST to accommodate live breakout discussions at the event. Those watching the live stream are encouraged to concurrently participate in discussions using the attached “Discussion Guide” during the break.)
WHERE: www.WhiteHouse.gov/live
RSVP: Email CivicLearning@ed.gov with “Live Stream” in the subject to let us know you’ll view the event online, or with “Satellite Event” in the subject if you will host a viewing session for others.

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For more information, please contact:
Amee Bearne, National Coordinator
The Democracy Commitment
bearnea@aascu.org