Civic responsibility is comprised of actions and attitudes associated with democratic governance and social participation. Actions of civic responsibility can be displayed in advocacy for various causes, such as political, economic, civil and environmental or quality of life issues.
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Registering to Vote
Being aware of current events to make informed decisions
Helping at a local food pantry
Reading to the elderly
Helping at an animal shelter
Running for office
Participating in government
Participating in a focus group
Picking up litter
Debating current events
Joining an action group
MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Joining a watershed protection group
Using a current newspaper, look for articles that are representative of civic responsibility. After reading the article, pick a position and defend your decision.