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So, You Think You Can Vote? (Ages 11-14)
This one-time class will engage students in a lively discussion concerning the history of voting rights in America.
Shirley Vazquez (Dr. Shirls)
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Completed by 149 learners
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55 minute class
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In this class, the history of voting rights concerning different people groups such as African Americans, Native Americans, women, and those who served in Vietnam will be discussed. Students will enjoy a lively video class on what it means to be disenfranchised, the civil rights movement, and relevant constitutional amendments. We will begin this fact-based curriculum with the earliest decisions made by the founding fathers concerning voting rights and carry it through the 26th Amendment. The...
By the end of class, students will have a better understanding of the history of voting rights in America.
I've been an advocate for voting rights my entire life and have studied the history of voting rights and applicable Constitutional Amendments for decades. I have spent my life working with children and adults of diverse ages, experiential, educational, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds. I have organized and motivated members of my community for decades; children, youth, and adults, from an array of backgrounds, cultivating self-reliance, and responsibility to help them achieve their full potential. I have a Master’s in counseling and am in the dissertation phase of a Doctorate in Education. Please see my full biography under my information.
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55 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
This class will be presented in a fact-based narrative. I am very careful to not engage in opinion. I give no personal opinions of my own. When a student offers their own opinion, I carefully deflect and refer back to the historical facts.
Shirley Vazquez (Dr. Shirls)
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🇺🇸Lives in the United States
145 total reviews
197 completed classes
I have more than 20 years of demonstrated experience in developing leaders all over the United States. During that time, I have been a national speaker at continuing education conferences and symposiums for physicians and have a long-standing...