National Writing Project

Current Project

American Creed

Through its many stories, set in a range of big cities, small towns and rural areas around the country, the documentary American Creed wrestles with key issues in America today, including opportunity for all, the meaning of citizenship, and the challenge of meaningful civic participation and dialogue. More ›

Past Projects

Letters to the Next 2.0

Letters to the Next President 2.0 engaged and connected young people, aged 13–18, as they researched, wrote, and made media to voice their opinions on issues that mattered to them in the 2016 presidential election. More ›

Letters to the Next President

For the 2008 presidential election, teachers and mentors working with young people ages 13–18 were invited to participate in Letters to the Next President, sponsored by NWP and Google, to support youth in civic writing. More ›

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