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Adults can learn about the U.S. Constitution through special class

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This is the first time it has been offered in Fort Wayne.

Saturday, September 09, 2017 12:01 am

Adults who want to learn more about the history and application of the U.S. Constitution can attend the "Constitution 101" class offered 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 18 and 25 and Oct. 2 in Meeting Room C of the downtown Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza.

The class is based on the popular "We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution" curriculum taught in high schools around the country, an event news release said. It will be taught by Robert Leming, national director of the Center for Civic Education's "We the People" programs. Educational credits won't be offered.

This class has been held previously in Fishers and Bloomington, but this is the first time it has been offered to the public in Fort Wayne, the news release said.

Cost for attending all three classes is $25 and includes a copy of the "We the People" textbook, the news release said. The class is limited to 40 people. Register at www.allencountybar.org/allen-county-bar-foundation or call 423-2359.

The class is presented by the Allen County Bar Foundation in cooperation with the Allen County Bar Association, the League of Women Voters Fort Wayne chapter, IPFW's Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics, the Indiana Bar Foundation and the Allen County Public Library, the news release said.

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