May 13, 2022
Trip: Edward M. Kennedy Institute Visit & Simulated Debate
Friday, May 13, 2022
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is designed to bring the history of the U.S. Senate alive with its dedication to educating the public about the important role of the Senate in our government, encouraging participatory democracy, invigorating civil discourse, and inspiring the next generation of citizens and leaders to engage in the civic life of their communities.
You will be invited to roleplay as a U.S.Senator and participate in a live floor debate on an actual piece of legislation before the Senate: an Amendment to Abolish the Electoral College. You will also have a chance to explore the other exhibits at the Institute, including a reproduction of Senator Kennedy’s Washington, DC, office and new exhibit, Standing Up For Democracy: Ted Kennedy and Voting Rights.Cost: $10, paid to Weston COA. Space is limited,
call the COA at 781-786-6280 to register by May 10; Cancellation by May 11.
See page 4 for information about the Real Life Civics talk on 4/21