Find your voice. Examine issues. Take responsibility. Make an impact.

Democracy needs active citizens. At the Morven Park Center for Civic Impact, we teach students of all ages the skills they need to participate, share their voice, and make an impact.

Learn About Our Civics Programs

  • K – 12
  • Youth Leadership
  • Educators

K – 12

Youth programs are the main focus of the Morven Parks Center for Civic Impact. Programs are run at Morven Park and in the classroom. These programs focus on building civic skills and the characteristics of engaged citizenship.

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Youth Leadership

Our youth leadership opportunities provide you with the support you need to take on the issues you are passionate about. We believe that you have the power to change the world around you and we will show you how to do it. What will your impact be?

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Educators are among the most important influences on a student’s civic growth. Our Educator programs help prepare teachers, administrators, and outside-of-school leaders to build and guide learning experiences that strengthen every child’s ability to reason, think critically, solve problems, and communicate.

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On the Blog

The Seventh Grade Spree

It has been an exciting month for Morven Park’s Center for Civic Impact. During the past few weeks, over 1,100 Loudoun County middle school students have participated in two of our programs, learning how to critically investigate issues, make collaborative decisions, and share their ideas with their peers and schools.

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From Many to One

The room is loud. A group in one corner of the room calls out “Hear, hear!” indicating they have come to a consensus. At the next table, a young man changes the conversation to bring his concerns to the attention of those around him.  Throughout the room individuals are busy considering how best to balance…

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habitat loss

The Good Citizenship Project at Trailside MS Part 2

Learning to Make a Difference by Combating Habitat Loss in Loudoun County   Over the last two months the Morven Park education team has been honored to work with a group of eighth grade students from Trailside Middle School to make an impact on our shared community through a service learning project. 

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