Join us on May 18th, at 1:00 PM Pacific time, for a class on "American Third Parties: A History of Perennial Candidates and Defying the Mainstream," taught by founder and director of GOVLEARN Luke Gialanella. Conducted through Athena's Advanced Academy during their Junior Presenters Week, Luke will engage students in a discussion on the history and future of third parties in the US. The United States’ two-party system has often been considered flawed for being incredibly rigid on political ideology. If you are a liberal, you should vote Democratic, and if you are a conservative, you should vote Republican. But it isn’t as simple as that. In this seminar, we will look at and discuss the history and present of American third parties, both absurd and legitimate, who participated in American elections, as well as how those parties have affected the present-day American political climate. You can click the link here to sign up now, for a small price of either $6 or $10 to be donated to the United Nations Development Program to aid developing countries amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic. Stay tuned on this new section of the GOVLEARN website to learn of new opportunities for civics learning through GOVLEARN.

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On March 3rd for Super Tuesday, GOVLEARN Director Luke Gialanella was featured on the Los Angeles local news station KCAL9 to discuss GOVLEARN. You can watch the video below.

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Watch the video below by Director Luke Gialanella on the processes of presidential elections now!

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Hear Congressman Ted Lieu, along with members of his Youth Advisory Council, including GOVLEARN Director Luke Gialanella, discuss political issues with the young people in the community. Read his message below:

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Dear Student,

You are invited to join me and my Youth Advisory Council for a Virtual Youth Town Hall on Monday, May 18th at 5:00pm. This will be an opportunity for me to hear directly from you about the issues that you care most about. You will also learn about the work the Youth Advisory Council has done during the last school year and how you can apply for next year.

You can submit questions ahead of time by e-mail to lieu.staff@mail.house.gov with the subject line: “Virtual Youth Town Hall Questions.” Please submit them by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 15th and include your school and grade in the body of the email.  This will allow me to address as many of your questions as possible.

You can view the town hall live on my Facebook Page on Monday, May 18th at 5:00 p.m.

I hope you will join us.

Thank you,
Congressman Ted W. Lieu

CONGRESSMAN TED LIEU

YOUTH TOWN HALL

You can click on this link to contribute $5 to the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) and view a recording of GOVLEARN Founder Luke Gialanella's May 18th lecture on American Third Parties if you missed the class!

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