About Us – Civic Life Project and Youth Film Challenge


Civic Life Project was founded by two Emmy Award documentary filmmakers and educators as a unique educational initiative to inspire high school and college students to learn about civics and to actively participate in the democratic process through documentary filmmaking.

Who We Are

Learn more about Civic Life’s multiple award winning and acclaimed co-founders, Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur.

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors are a team of talented individuals with experience in a wide variety of professional fields. They have helped to shape Civic Life Project into the program that it is today.

Our Advisors

Our group of advisors and youth challenge jurors guide the direction of our proactively learning students and support the creation of new films. Our board also advises on the Youth Film Challenge.