Understanding Culture, Society & Politics, Module 17: Engaged Citizenship, Volunteerism and Activism

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Published on 2022 June 9th

At a minimum, Module 17 of the UCSP class discusses citizenship and pertains to citizens, who, at a minimum, are individuals with legal rights in a state. In democracies, citizens have the right to participate in meaningful elections and other political activities. In the module, there are specific ways that citizens participate in the life of society: through activism and volunteerism.
● Identify the essential elements of democracy and citizenship; ● Define volunteerism and activism; ● Explain how the youth can become responsible citizens; and ● Discuss examples of how volunteerism and activism are beneficial to the community and to nation building.

Curriculum Information

K to 12
Grade 11, Grade 12
Responding to social, political, and cultural change
Develop a plan of action for community-based response to change

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