Re-Entering Citizens Civics Education Act, Illinois

October 21, 2019 Scott Fletcher Bowlsby

The Act makes Illinois the first state to require prisons to offer civics education classes that will be taught by incarcerated peer educators who have been trained by nonpartisan civics organizations. The curriculum will cover voting and how government works more generally.

Problems and Purpose

Origins and Development

Participant Recruitment and Selection

How it Works: Process, Interaction, and Decision-Making

Influence, Outcomes, and Effects

Analysis and Lessons Learned

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