Define civic engagement and discuss its vital role in a democracy.
Review and discuss categories of civic engagement.
Review case studies of impactful, lesser-known civically engaged Americans from the past.
Discuss what you've learned through your assignment on civically engaged Americans.
Hear from students about how they have become civically active.
Watch a short profile of student activist Michelle Hua.
Reflect on the ways you could envision becoming more involved in your community.
U.S. political leaders comment on the importance of civic engagement and how to get involved.
Take action on a real-world issue that you are interested in.
Read quotes about civic engagement and reflect on how they relate to you.
Discuss and learn about the different levels of government where you live.