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Why We Should be Encouraging Our Students

September 8, 2015
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In today’s blog, Julian Omidi discusses how a few men came together and made a huge difference in the lives of the children in their community.

The quality of education in low-income areas, especially in predominantly black communities, has been found dramatically lacking for years; many […]

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The Importance of School Attendance

August 31, 2015
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In today’s entry, Julian Omidi discusses the possible consequences and causes of children missing school.

Attendance zoning is a topic that’s often controversial within school districts across the nation. An estimated four out of five public school students attend the schools they were assigned to by […]

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What You Need to Know About Jury Duty

August 17, 2015
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In today’s entry, Julian Omidi discusses the facts regarding how jurors are selected.

Jury duty is a civic duty that many dislike, but participating is certainly something to be proud of. Last week, it was reported that real estate mogul and presidential candidate Donald Trump will be […]

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Mandatory voting would make it our civic duty to elect officials

If Voting Became a Civic Duty, What Would Change?

August 3, 2015
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Julian Omidi, co-founder of civicduty.org discusses the potential benefits of a mandatory voting low.
America’s voter participation is well documented at an all-time low. This means a near majority of the population isn’t expressing their political decision. If voting were to become mandatory […]

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