Civic Education and Engagement

The Civic Education and Engagement Division is Rhode Islanders’ connection to learning opportunities related to elections, open government, and our state’s history. The Division provides resources, programs, and experiences for anyone who is interested in becoming more civically engaged in Rhode Island, with a deliberate focus on students and teachers.

Rhode Island State Archives

For Educators

Access free resources you can use to bring civics and history to life for your students.

Rhode Island State Archives

Your Government

Explore how our government works and discover the many ways you can participate.

Rhode Island State Archives

RI Civic Leadership Program

Learn about the Department’s experiential civics learning program for high school students.

State House

Learn more about tours, events, and visiting this historic building.

Reference Desk

Discover fun facts and figures about the Ocean State.

State Library

Search state and federal government documents dating back to 1750.