Constitutional Rights Foundation

Our Mission

“Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF) seeks to instill in our nation’s youth a deeper understanding of citizenship through material expressed in our Constitution and its Bill of Rights and to educate young people to become active and responsible participants in our society. ” CRF is dedicated to assuring our country’s future by investing in our youth today. Additional information may be found on their web page at: 

Civic Participation

CRF is a non-profit, non-partisan, community-based organization dedicated to educating America’s young people about the importance of civic participation in a democratic society. Under the guidance of a Board of Directors chosen from the worlds of law, business, government, education, the media, and the community, CRF develops, produces, and distributes programs and materials to teachers, students, and public-minded citizens all across the nation.

Publications Developed

CRF staff includes teachers and educators, lawyers, community organizers and fundraisers, designers, writers, and editors. They provide technical assistance and training to teachers, coordinate civic participation projects in schools and communities, organize student conferences and competitions, and develop publications in the following areas:

Law And Government Programs

Law and Government programs and materials focus on how groups and individuals interact with the issues, institutions, people and processes that shape our laws and government.

Civic Participation Programs

Civic Participation programs and materials bring to life the rights and responsibilities of active citizenship by challenging young people to explore their community and plan and implement projects that address community needs.

Constitutional Rights Foundation

“Get to know more about Constitutional Rights Foundation by looking over our Annual Report. Contact our staff. Explore our Programs section to learn how CRF translates its visions into reality. Turn to the Publications page to survey our catalog offering materials in Government, U.S. and World History, Business, and Civic Participation. Tour our Support section to learn how we keep our vital work moving ahead, or check out the CRF Calendar.”

How to Reach CRF

Do you have any questions about CRF Programs or Publications? Do you want to reach a particular CRF staff member? You may also download a copy of CRF’s brochure at the following web page:‎,  To learn more about about CRF’s Expanding Horizons Internships, how you can sponsor an intern, or how to apply, you may contact: Nancy Sanchez at (213) 316-2109.

Woody Woodchuck
“Words of wisdom from the Prairie Dog”

Prairie Dogs Are Responsible Participants In Our Society

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