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. This expansion made possible by the generous support of Leslie Scallet and Maury Lieberman.

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RU Ready in the Classroom Lesson Modules

Lesson Module Videos

Check out our instructional videos explaining how to utilize the RU Ready in the Classroom Lesson Modules in your district.

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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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March for Our Lives

Learn more about the March for Our Lives movement and the efforts of young people to stop gun violence!

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Birmingham Children's Crusade

Learn more about the Children's Crusade and the role of young people in the fight for racial equality!

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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

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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