Friday, 01. February 2019, Central Houston, Houston Black Homeschoolers Civics Plus Texas Capitol Day & College Tours

from 01. February 2019 - 13:00 till 14:00

Central Houston

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During this special Civics series, Texas students will have the opportunity to learn more about Black History and the Civil Rights Movement while fulfilling their "good citizenship" requirement. During this 4-week series, students will learn how the local, state, and federal government work. The background classes may be taken live or on-line, and the hands-on component includes a tour of the City of Houston Municipal Court and a trip to Austin to visit the Capitol, meet with state senators and representatives, take the University of Texas at Austin's Diversity Tour, and visit Austin's HBCU- Huston Tillotson. 
Class Schedule
Local Government- February 1
State Government- February 8
Federal Government- February 15
*Note about class time and dates. One class time is subject to change depending upon when the Municipal Court schedules our tour for the judicial branch of local government. 
Class Location
Will be disclosed to participants
Tour Schedule
TBD, February 2019- Municipal Court. Tentative dates are February 1, 8, or 15th. Time will be 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
Thursday, February 21, 2019- University of Texas at Austin (12 pm to 3 pm)
Friday, February 22, 2019- Texas Capitol (9 am to 12 pm)
Friday, February 22, 2019- Huston Tillotson (1 pm to 2 pm)
Travel Information
Travel and lodging for Austin is at participants own expense. It is not included in the Civics class series registration fee. Please contact us if you would like to travel as a group. Information about hotel accommodations is forthcoming. If you are interested in a trip to Washington, DC for further insight into the federal government, please contact us through Eventbrite for more details.

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