Our Focus

  • Educate teachers who will then educate students in:
    • the foundation of our democracy
    • their privileges
    • their responsibilities

Please click the button below to view an article by the Seattle Times that highlights the importance of Civic Education and our We The People programs.

*Covid-19 Notification*

Dear Students and Teachers,

The Washington State We the People Competition will be virtual again this year. We are expecting the Project Citizen Showcase to be virtual this year as well but if you are participating, we will keep you updated.

Please be sure to help stop the spread of Covid-19 by:

  • Getting vaccinated as soon as possible
  • ​Encouraging friends and family to get vaccinated asap
  • Wearing a mask
  • Washing your hands
  • Practicing social distancing with unvaccinated and immunocompromised people
  • ​Disinfecting your surfaces regularly
  • NOT attending or hosting large parties

For those interested,

Here is a webinar recording on "The Power of Voting: The Electoral College, Gerrymandering, and Suppression" with Michael Li Senior Counsel for the Brennan Center's Democracy Program


If you are interested in being a part of We The People or Project Citizen, please click the button so you can fill out a form for more information.


Our Mission

 Civic Education Washington State seeks to promote an enlightened and responsible citizenry that is committed to democratic principles and actively engaged in the practice of democracy in the United States and in other countries.

Civic Education Washington State

We The People & Project Citizen

Welcome to Civic Education Washington State!

We would like to thank Robert Schuck for his 16 years of service. He has retired from our Board of Directors this year after so much time and effort spent making sure that We the People and Project Citizen ran smoothly and were enjoyable experiences for all.

Our Staff

All of the staff for Civic Ed. Washington State are picked by Kathy Hand herself.

Our goal is simple: To train the teachers that will guide our youth.


This organization promotes the principles and practice of democracy.