Catch up with The Civic Circle:

The Civic Voice Launches

Posted by encarney on  August 28, 2019

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Public distrust of the news industry is at an all-time high, and research suggests that the media’s almost exclusive focus on bad news is partly to blame. This drumbeat of disaster can actually undermine democracy, by leaving voters with the impression that nothing they do will make a difference. The Civic Circle is pushing back with a new newsletter and blog called The Civic Voice that will tell civic success stories, and spotlight the many

Big Bingo Benefit Thanks

Posted by encarney on  August 28, 2019

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Big thanks to everyone who made The Civic Circle’s summer Bingo Benefit such a success. We are very grateful to Denizens Brewing Co. for inviting us to host a Bingo night there, and for arranging for us to partner that evening with HeadCount. We feel a kinship with HeadCount’s mission, since they work with musicians to promote participation in democracy. We had great support from local restaurateurs, who very generously donated more than $250 worth

Civic Circle Happy Hour!

Posted by encarney on  June 18, 2019

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You will not want to miss The Civic Circle’s summer  benefit, which will feature Bingo, voter registration, and a raffle with fun democracy prizes at Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver Spring. We’re excited to be partnering with HeadCount for this event, a nonpartisan group that works with musicians to promote participation in democracy. Here are the details: Civic Circle Happy Hour Date: Thursday, July 11 Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Denizens Brewing Co.,

“Vote for Me!” Debuts at St. Andrews

Posted by encarney on  May 31, 2019

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The Civic Circle was thrilled to perform “Vote for Me!” at St. Andrews in our debut school assembly, attended by an audience of about 60 enthusiastic Third, Fourth and Fifth-Graders. The show was extremely well received, and Nick and Lea performed with great energy, chemistry and panache. Nick and Lea played instrumental versions of “This Land is Your Land” and “Down by the Riverside” on the accordion as the kids filed in, which set a

Welcome, Manuela Ekowo and Hannah Rosenberg!

Posted by encarney on  April 8, 2019

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The Civic Circle is excited to announce two new additions to our Board of Directors: Hannah Rosenberg and Manuela Ekowo. Manuela Ekowo joins us as Secretary, a post that will make good use of her media and messaging skills. Manuela is a media associate with ReThink Media, a nonprofit that does strategic communications for organizations working to strengthen American security, rights and democracy. Her previous posts include education associate at Save the Water, and policy