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STUDENTS

About My County Activity Book

Designed to introduce students to the leadership and responsibilities of Bernalillo County

PBS Kids - The Democracy Project

Designed to introduce kids to importance of voting. Meet the president, watch fun videos, create and priint campaign posters and collect president and first spouse trading cards.

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government

Information about government U.S. history and elections

Rock the Vote

Non-profit, non-partisan with mission to engage and build political power for young people

Three Branches of Government

Information about the three branches of government: Executive, Judicial and Legislative

PARENTS & EDUCATORS

About My County Activity Book - Teacher's Edition

Designed to introduce students to the leadership and responsibilities of Bernalillo County

Kids Voting USA

Non-profit, non-partisan group providing civics education resources for K-12 educators

PBS Learning Media: The Election Collection

Videos, documents, lesson plans, interactive features, media galler and more for K-12 students

CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement)

Conducts research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans

Smithsonian Online Exhibit: The Machinery of Democracy

Provides an interactive look at the history of voting in the U.S.

NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Voter Bill of Rights

New Mexico Secretary of State’s website; English and Spanish