Sep 17

Constitution Day Events

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Online
Constitution Day Events

Celebrate Constitution Day!

9 a.m.: State of the Union: Civics

Discuss the state of civics education in the United States. This is an opportunity to explore the essential skills needed for a robust republic and the tools necessary to promote active and healthy civil discourse in our country today. Panelists will share what their organizations are doing at every level to build guardrails of democracy and support students nationwide.

Register for State of the Union: Civics

11:15 a.m.: Virtual talk with Professor Jonathan Turley

Join us for an informative talk by legal scholar Jonathan Turley. A brief discussion and Q&A, moderated by SMC Professor Hari Vishwanadha, will follow the talk.

Join the Virtual talk with Professor Turley

2 p.m.: Constitution 101 Trivia

Connect with SMC students, learn More About the U.S. Constitution and play Constitution Trivia via Kahoot!

Join the Constitution 101 Trivia

3:30 p.m.: America's Town Hall program: The Legacy of America's Founding Fathers

Explore how to understand the legacy of the American Revolution and the founders in the 21st century. Historian Gordon Wood will join historian Edward Larson, author Emily Pears, and scholar Lucas Morel to discuss Wood’s newest book "Power and Liberty: Constitutionalism in the American Revolution."

Register for America's Town Hall Program

If you need an accommodation due to a disability to participate in an event, contact the Center for Students with Disabilities at or 310-434-4265 at least 5 business days before the event.