Civic Engagement

In by Paige Haberkorn

What is civic engagement?

Activities where you volunteer to help others and organizations in your community. Ideally, civic engagement…

  • Includes community clubs, organizations, schools, social groups, and faith-based organizations.
  • Includes people in your community who have similar interests.
  • Promotes learning about yourself.
  • Helps you give back to others.
  • Gives you a sense of pride in your work.
  • Helps you vote and have a voice in government.

Civic engagement addresses…

  • Service learning.
  • Work skills.
  • Friendships.
  • Voting.
  • Building a sense of belonging and value in your community.