Encourage Dialogue


Civic Engagement & The Power of Listening

Next week, we elect the 45th President of the United States. In this particularly divisive and emotionally charged election season, listening to one another is as important as ever.

Engage your students in meaningful conversations around this election, StoryCorps is here to help.

We have created a list of Great Questions focused on civic engagement and the election. These are available in the StoryCorps App and at, and the list includes questions like:

What advice would you give to a first-time voter? 

How do you feel affected by this election? 

What elections stand out in your mind, and why? 

What does civic participation mean to you?