Equity & Access
in Democratic Education

Housed at UCLA and UC Riverside, the Leveraging Equity and Access in Democratic Education (LEADE) initiative works with communities and districts to ensure students have access to high quality civic learning opportunities. LEADE presents a conceptual framework, develops tools to help districts collects data on equity and access, contributes to public deliberation, and supports professional development.
Watch these videos to learn why civic engagement is important and see two examples of how teachers in Oakland Unified School District are integrating civic learning into their classrooms:

Civic Engagement in the Digital Age

Infographics for Change

Encouraging Students to Take Action

LEADE is a partnership between