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Democracy for Brownies

Tue Oct 18, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Community Partner
Lawrence Area
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What is democracy and who represents me in government? Explore the new democracy badge in a virtual program with the Dole Institute of Politics. Learn about presidential pets and vote in a virtual election of Socks the Cat vs. Leader the Dog. Use your letter writing powers to write to an elected official or even the Governor of Kansas’ cat! 

Steps 1 - 4 covered, step 5 (learning about the judicial branch) needs to be completed on your own.

Location: Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Dr, Lawrence, KS 66045

Cost Per Person: FREE

How to register:  Please review GSKSMO's registration requirements before registering. REGISTER ONLINE NOWRegistration closes 24 hours before the class.

Please be a sister to our Girl Scout partners. Our partners invest staff and financial resources to provide unique Girl Scout programming at no cost to our girls and their families/troops. This is one of those special opportunities. In order for our partners to continue offering low-cost and free programming to Girl Scouts, please notify them as soon as possible if you can no longer attend.

Questions: Contact public education coordinator, Julie Clover, at or (785) 864-1420.

Badge Connections: Brownie Badge: Democracy for Brownies

Outcomes: Learns to identify and solve problems in her community.
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.

About the Dole Institute: The mission of the Dole Institute of Politics is to promote political and civic participation as well as civil discourse in a bi-partisan, balanced manner. 

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