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August 16, 2019

Partnering with John Hancock's MLK Scholars

Civic education on a grand scale

By Communications Office

On August 9, members of the Kennedy Institute’s education team brought a large-scale Today’s Vote legislative simulation to the MLK Scholars gathered at Agganis Arena at Boston University. The group of 600+ discussed and debated the Green New Deal during their leadership development forum sponsored by John Hancock. It was a terrific day for civic engagement.

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, civic education organization in Boston envisioned by the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Through a range of exhibits, interactive educational offerings, and topical programs, the Institute engages students and visitors in a conversation about the essential role each person plays in our democracy and in our society.