You may commit your time, energy, & talent to public, national or military service and civic work.
In democratic societies, voting is your opportunity to participate in the democratic process for national and local elections, supporting causes and candidates aligned with your positions.
You may decide to make choices about your employment based on the organization’s values and the purpose. In many cases, you may also use your workplace as a platform to advance social issues.
You can use your voice to influence your family, friends, and others, to raise awareness for an issue you care about.
This is your ability to contribute money, services or goods to support the welfare of others or to advance a social cause you care about.
Listen & Learn
We need to stay informed, think critically and educate ourselves before acting. The more informed you are, the better decisions you can make about how to best serve your community.
You may identify a need that has not been met by traditional institutions, structures and systems, and be able to lead creative and innovative solutions that drive change.
You may choose to give your time and talents inside and outside of your home to help your community or a cause you care about.
You can make decisions that reflect your values or advance a social cause or issue by choosing where you do and don’t spend your money.
Civic Life Today Magazine
Civic Life Today is a new digital magazine with nine issues. Each issue takes an in-depth look at an element on the Civic Circle®, providing materials, ideas and inspiration so that you can find ways to engage in civic activity.