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Exercising their civic rights


Buckingham Elementary School fifth graders sing about ending gun violence during a special presentation at their school. The students, who are members of Linda Raitt’s fifth grade class, recently won the 2019 Citizenship Challenge presented by the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement and were presented with a $1,000 check and civics library by Philadelphia Judge Marjorie Rendell on Feb. 6. The students chose the first two amendments to the U.S. Constitution as the most important amendments and they explained why they chose those amendments.

Photograph by Regina Young.