What Is Civic Engagement?
Role of Civic Engagement
Forms of Civic Participation
Examples of Civic Activities
Civic Engagement Resources
- Discussion Guide for Educating Citizens
Written by Anne Colby, Thomas Ehrlich, Elizabeth Beaumont, and Jason Stephens, this guide is posted by The New York Times and described as “a guide to preparing students for lives of thoughtful, engaged, and responsible democratic citizenship.”
- The Association of American Colleges and Universities
This page links to resources that support the AAC&U’s view on civic learning: “In this turbulent and dynamic century, our nation’s diverse democracy and interdependent global community require a more informed, engaged, and socially responsible citizenry. Educators and employers agree that personal and social responsibility should be core elements of a 21st-century college education if our world is to thrive.”
- Campus Compact
Campus Compact is a national coalition of 1,000+ colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education and dedicated to building democracy through civic education and community development.
- The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE)
CIRCLE conducts research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans.
- Syracuse University Civic Engagement Resources This resource page provides information regarding various opportunities for community engagement through the university.