The Center on Congress at Indiana University explains the work and role of the US Congress in a variety of ways, including web articles, brochures, teaching materials, conferences, books, television spots, videos and interactive learning programs for students.
The goal of The Center on Congress is to "help improve the public's understanding of Congress and to improve civic engagement, especially among our young people, as a way to strengthen our basic institutions of government."
The interactive learning modules offered by The Center on Congress include …
- How a Member Decides to Vote
- The Role of Congress
- The Dynamic Legislative Process
- The Many Roles of a Member of Congress
- The Importance of Civic Participation
Featured projects of the The Center on Congress are Teaching with Primary Resources, Virtual Congress, Oceana: A Virtual Democracy, and a Kid's Website.
View the The Center on Congress brochure.
The Center on Congress at Indiana University was established in January 1999. It developed out of former US Congressman Lee Hamilton's belief in the need to improve broad public understanding of Congress.
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