Having a Voice: An Introduction to Local Civics

Learn how you can impact change in your community. You, too, can make a difference!

Having a Voice, an educational, simulation exercise ideal for grades 9-12+, details the structure and function of municipal government in an interactive team approach. Ideal for interim sessions, it includes 5 1-hour progressive lessons. Address current issues in your community and engage in decision making for a better tomorrow. Developed by Wisconsin leaders for future leaders, it is free to all educators.

Having a Voice: Unit Plan

Having a Voice: Overview

Additional Project Materials:

City Council Description

Committee Descriptions:

Municipal Donation Procedures

Open Meetings

Organizational Chart

Room Arrangement

Vocabulary List