The Massachusetts Bar Association' s Civics Bee is raising money for iCivics, which will be used towards its mission of helping young people learn how government works by experiencing it.
On Wednesday, February 13, at the MBA, Morrison Mahoney associates Richard Hennessey, Amanda Frederick, and Rachael Bandeira and of counsel Doug McInnis will compete in the SOLD OUT Civics Bee and demonstrate their civic knowledge by answering questions related to local, state and federal government.
To learn more about the Civics Bee, please click here.
About the MBA Civics Bee
The Massachusetts Bar Association has committed to promoting active citizenship and advancing the quality of civic education throughout the 2018-19 year. As part of this ongoing initiative, the MBA has begun a partnership with iCivics, a digital learning platform used in all 50 states, to help implement a new law that requires Massachusetts secondary schools to offer enhanced civics instruction by 2020.
iCivics, Inc. is a 501 non-profit organization in the United States that provides educational online games and lesson plans to promote civics education and encourage students to become active citizens. iCivics was founded in 2008 by retired Supreme Court of the United States Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.