Democracy Vibe Check

The Start of Something Civic

June 21, 2023

With Civic Season officially underway, hosts Maggie Bell, Cameron Katz and Gabriel Cruz share what events they’re adding to their calendars over the next few weeks. Plus, Kristian Weatherspoon and Claire Haley join the show for a recap of how the Atlanta History Center celebrated Juneteenth and a preview of their upcoming activations.


You can find activities and events happening near you and add them to your list at the Civic Season website. Maggie, Cameron and Gabriel are really excited about:

Just Breathe STL at the Missouri Historical Society

The Jamestown-Yorktown Community Food Drive

The National Air and Space Museum’s Queer Space podcast

Transcribing women’s suffrage records with the Rhode Island Department of State

Learning to listen with empathy and humility with the National Institute for Civil Discourse

Exploring “We Who Believe in Freedom: Black Feminist DC” from the National Women’s History Museum on display at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Trying some challah bread from Challah Back Girls. Get 15% off your order using the code CIVICSEASON.


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Support for the 2023 Civic Season is generously provided by the Mellon Foundation, Rockefeller Brother Fund’s Our Common Purpose Initiative, the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, the Coca-Cola Company, AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation.

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