Close Up is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that educates and inspires young people to become informed and engaged citizens.
Close Up is the only civic education program that serves every segment of society, actively seeking to provide opportunities for all high school and middle school students regardless of their prior academic success.
For nearly 50 years, Close Up has partnered with schools, districts, and organizations across the country to design challenging and hands-on civic, history, and government-based educational programs and resources. Close Up programs and resources complement classroom learning, develop critical thinking skills, and provide students with practical opportunities to connect their classroom studies to present-day events.
For more information on Close Up, visit us here.