CivicJess offers information and activities on issues facing the Jessamine County community and beyond.
Beginning September 1st, inform yourself and earn badges along the way. Plus, participating allows you to earn entries in our monthly drawings for a $50 Amazon gift card.
Activities will include reading articles, watching videos, listening to podcasts, and completing hands-on exercises such as fact-checking a claim to see if it’s true or false.
Registration and activities will begin on Tuesday, September 1st, on Beanstack.
For September, we’ll focus on finding news from reliable sources. You’ll learn:
- How to spot fake news
- How to fact check the news
- How to get a balanced news diet
You’ll also learn how to get ready to vote in the upcoming general election with information on registering, checking your registration, and applying for an absentee ballot.
In October, you’ll explore badges about how to vote this November, voting rights and responsibilities, finding information on the candidates, and voting by mail.
In November, you’ll learn how to find reliable health information.
We hope to see you there!