Introducing Friends of the Institute

As a tribute to Senator Kennedy's 47-year career, gifts of $47 and up recognize you as a Friend of the Institute.

Public Programs

We the People High School Competition

MA competition

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 8:00 AM

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute hosted the 2019 We the People Massachusetts State Competition for high schoolers, the culmination of a nationally acclaimed curriculum-based civic education program that helps students understand the history, philosophies, and evolution of constitutional government.

The competition took place on January 26, 2019. Participating schools included:

  • Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter School
  • Auburn High School
  • Easthampton High School
  • Monomoy Regional High School
  • Norwood High School
  • Salem Academy Charter School
  • Williston Northampton School

The program is organized locally by the Massachusetts Center for Civic Education, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting civic education in our schools and communities. Visit the Institute’s Newsroom to learn more about the competition, the winners, and the Institute’s partnership with Massachusetts Center for Civic Education.