NV Advocacy, Civics, & History

ADVOCACY

Click here for our:  LWVNV Civics & Advocacy 101

Click here for our legislative advocacy guide: Advocacy Guide 2017

CIVICS NEVADA 

Click Here For A Historic Overview of Nevada’s State Government: http://www.onlinenevada.org/articles/nevada-state-government-overview

Click Here For A Historic Overview of Nevada’s State Government: http://www.onlinenevada.org/articles/nevada-state-government-overview

Nevada Online Encyclopedia: Politics and Government http://www.onlinenevada.org/categories/politics-and-government

You can find out more about Nevada and its governing bodies here:  http://nv.gov/

Click here for information about Nevada’s legislature:  http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Division/Research/Library/FAQ/FAQ.cfm

Click here for information about state legislatures nation-wide:  http://www.ncsl.org/

Click here for information about county and city governments: http://nv.gov/government/cities-counties/

Click here for information about the state courts:   http://nv.gov/government/judicial/

Click here for information about state agencies:   http://nv.gov/agency/department/

CIVICS UNITED STATES

Click here for written information about the US Constitution: http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/a-guide-to-the-united-states-constitution 

Click here for video information about the U.S. Constitution: http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/all-videos

Click here for video information about Congress & how a bill becomes a law: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1CIWwu6KdQ&feature=youtu.be&list=PLpAGnumt6iV6j07liSyksxaQe_KmPbeow

Click here to learn about the process for amending the Constitution: https://www.archives.gov/federal-register/constitution 

Click here to read two perspectives on using the process to amend the Constitution: https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/articles/article-v/article-v-by-michael-b-rappaport-and-david-a-strauss/interp/22

HISTORY

Learn more about Nevada’s history at: http://onlinenevada.org/

This is a good, reliable resource for Nevada history: http://hottopics.lvccld.org/Nevada_History

 This is a good resource for the Civil Rights Movement: http://teachingamericanhistory.org/civil-rights-toolkit/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=cpc&utm_content=civil-rights-v1&utm_campaign=Teacher-Toolkits