About RU Ready

RU Ready-Rutgers

Piloted in September 2007, RU Ready Rutgers works with students in New Brunswick High School to encourage their engagement in politics.

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National Partner Programs

Launched in September 2019, the RU Ready program has expanded to colleges and universities across the country to encourage civic participation in young adults.

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RU Ready in the Classroom Lesson Modules

Passage of the 26th Amendment

"Old enough to fight, old enough to vote!"
Learn more about the passage of the 26th Amendment here!

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Tinker v. Des Moines

Learn more about students' First Amendment rights and the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969) here!

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RU Ready in the Classroom Supplemental Resources

Role Models of Engagement

We believe that representation is important, and seeing young leaders making a difference can inspire students to do the same. See how the featured role models have paved the way for future generations.

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RU Ready Civics Fair

Coming soon, a digital toolkit so high schools can create and administer their own RU Ready Civics Fair. This project supported by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation

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