Capitol Forum on America’s Future
Capitol Forum empowers high school students to get involved in the American democratic process and examine issues facing our country. Students actively participate in discussions and deliberations with their peers from across the state along with members of the Nebraska congressional delegation.
Sponsored by Humanities Nebraska in collaboration with Secretary of State John Gale, Capitol Forum is a multi-state initiative of the Choices for the 21st Century Education Program at Brown University. The Choices Curriculum serves as the primary resource for teachers and students involved in the Nebraska Capitol Forum.
For the 19th annual Nebraska Capitol Forum on America’s Future on March 27, 2017 high school teachers representing rural, urban, public and private schools across the state engaged their students in discussion of our nation’s future in a changing international environment. The students and their teachers visited the State Capitol to report and deliberate on the concerns of their classmates and interact with members of Nebraska’s congressional delegation about global issues and foreign policy.