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Civic Education

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Alec Cowan
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Dr. Jerry Garcia and Dr. Erasmo Gamboa at Sea Mar Museum of Chicano Chicana, and Latino Latina culture

In this first episode of A More Perfect Union, reporters from Spokane Public Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KUOW, and Humanities Washington explore concepts of civic engagement and participation in our region.

They'll dive into civic education standards and share insight into the ways educators make civic education interesting, both in and outside of the classroom. Then, they'll explore the lives of some of Washington's early agricultural immigrants through a tour of the first museum dedicated to Chicano and Latino culture in Washington State. Finally, they'll speak to a Washington activist about rights for people who are under-represented in many conversations about unalienable rights.

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