And soon there will be eight!

Louisiana is set to became the eighth state to pass the civics education legislation. The bill (House Bill 34), sponsored by Sen. Page Cortez, Lafayette, received final passage with a 39-0 Senate vote Monday and [...]

Insightful analysis of the Civil War and its impact on the Constitution…

"The most obvious constitutional result of the Civil War was the adoption of three landmark constitutional amendments. The 13th ended slavery forever in the United States, while the 14th made all persons born in the [...]

Our presenters, all Veterans, spent Memorial Day with Texas students

Joe Foss Institute presenters, all Veterans, spent this past Memorial Day with Abilene, Texas, students sharing the real meaning behind the day and important lessons on the Founding Documents, as well as their stories of [...]

A long-awaited honor

We salute all who serve for their sacrifices. Incredible stories of valor.

Students like senior Fred Martinez think civics exam is needed push

"A lot of kids don’t really take our American democracy classes seriously when they probably should, because it's important to be informed Americans, especially about politics," Martinez said. Martinez is preparing to study court law [...]

Looking for a fun and inspiring activity…

for your youth group or Scouting Troop this summer? Have one of JFI's trained Veteran speakers join you. Our Veterans will speak about their experiences, while also delivering educational material on the Flag and our [...]