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A responsible citizen is an informed citizen. Knowledge is power. Let's teach our children and grandchildren to be powerful. We hope you find the following sites and information useful.

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS AND SYMBOLS


Want to know more about the Statue of Liberty, a world heritage site, and one of the most photographed statues in the world?  Look here!

Learn about the American Flag at this official Federal site.

ABOUT OUR GOVERNMENT

Learn about our President, the First Family, the White House and how our government works

Find current Congressional legislation and debates, Supreme Court decisions, executive orders and our federal budget at this site.

US HISTORY RESOURCES
STORY-TELLING
IMMIGRATION
CIVIC FACTS
According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), 92% of immigrants who take the required civics test for citizenship pass.  Yet, studies of Oklahoma and Arizona High School students showed less than 4% of students passing the same test.  (Source:  Daily Kos http://tinyurl.com/pphtqke)
VOLUNTEERING

Volunteering with your children and grandchildren is one of the best ways to show them what you care about and why. These great sites help you to match your passions with your family’s location and capabilities.


http://www.volunteermatch.org
http://www.createthegood.org
http://www.serve.gov
http://www.dosomething.org
http://www.familycares.org
http://www.networkforgood.org
http://www.rootsandshoots.org

FOOD AND CELEBRATION IDEAS

Research tells us that family dinners benefit children and teens in many ways. Some of our most lasting memories come from the meals we share together and the time we spend gathered around a table. Check out these sites for holiday celebration suggestions and recipes. 


http://www.realsimple.com
http://www.epicurious.com

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SPECIAL THANKSGIVING RESOURCES
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