Stay up to date with the latest news and events from the Institute for Civility In Government. Materials here include recent articles and interviews from and about co-founders Cassandra Dahnke and Thomas Spath; updates about Institute programs including Congressional Student Forums, Student Legislative Seminars, and Civility Trainings; and Institute mentions and appearances in the national press.

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Recent Media & Press Releases


The World Wide Civility Council hosted Cassandra Dahnke and Tomas Spath on their posdcast on September 11, 2020  Listen in here:

Cassandra Dahnke participated in a panel discussion hosted by Zocolo Public Square in San Francisco on July 16, 2012.

Students Build Community And Collaboration: High School Students from Palacios and Wharton Join Together in Civic Education Experience

Houston, TX, June 10, 2016 – Five students from Palacios High School and six students from Wharton High School participated in a Student Legislative Seminar trip to Washington, DC, with the Institute for Civility in Government (ICG) on June 4-9. These Seminars teach students about how to be involved in the governing process while maintaining… Read More