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TODAY: McGovern to Speak with Western Mass. Homeschool Students About Massachusetts Politics and Civic Engagement

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LEVERETT, MA, March 28, 2016 | comments

LEVERETT, MAToday at 1:00 p.m., Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will speak with Western Massachusetts students, teachers, and parents about Massachusetts politics and ways for students to get involved.

Congressman McGovern will be speaking to a class called “This is What Democracy Looks Like,” one of the classes offered by 20-family cooperative of homeschool parents and students that meets each week. Following Congressman McGovern’s remarks, there will be a Q&A with students and teachers. As part of the class, students will be touring the MA State House, meeting local political and community leaders, and observing a town or city council meeting.

Homeschool students range in ages from 2-16 and additional classes offered include "DIY DNA Analysis Lab," "Homeschool Show Choir," "Sexual & LGBT Topics," "The Ebola Epidemic in West Africa,” and many others.

WHO: Congressman Jim McGovern, Homeschool Educators, Students, Community Members

WHAT: Discussion with Homeschoolers About

WHERE: Toby Friends Meeting House, 194 Long Plain Road, Leverett, MA

WHEN: Today, March 28th at 1:00PM – 2:30PM

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