ABOUT The Civic Circle

The Civic Circle is a Silver Spring, Maryland-based nonprofit in formation that will bring civics alive for very young children with music and drama shared in assembly and after-school programs.

If you or someone you know would like to inquire about serving on the Civic Circle's board, please contact Eliza Newlin Carney at ecarney@theciviccircle.org.

ABOUT Eliza Newlin Carney

The Civic Circle grows out of Eliza Newlin Carney’s longtime work as a Washington writer, editor and columnist specializing in democracy issues. She writes the Democracy Rules column for The American Prospect, focusing on ethics, political money, lobbying and voting rights.

Carney is a 25-year resident of Silver Spring, a vital, diverse community ideally suited to The Civic Circle’s multicultural focus. She serves on the boards of the Sweet Chariot Music Festival and the Newlin Grist Mill, and is a former board member of Class Acts Arts (now Artivate), and of the Institute of Musical Traditions. For more about Eliza Newlin Carney, please visit www.elizanewlincarney.com.


For more information ...

Please contact Civic Circle Founder Eliza Newlin Carney at (301) 588-5019, or ecarney@theciviccircle.org.