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Civic Engagement

What does the face of citizenship look like? How are you involved in your community? What do you perceive to be a strong civic life?

Civic engagement means:  

  1. Active collaboration that builds on the resources, skills, expertise, and knowledge of the campus and community to improve the quality of life in communities in a manner that is consistent with the campus mission (as cited in the IUPUI Civic Engagement Task Force, Doubling the Numbers Civic Engagement Task Force Report, 2014).
  2. Working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference It Means promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes (as cited in Experts from Civic Responsibility and Higher Education, editor Thomas Ehrilich, 2000).

Types of civic engagement:  voting, volunteering, being engaged in your community, and joining a student group on campus.

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Constitution Day celebrates the adoption and ratification of the U.S. Constitution.  Click here for more information.

Exercise Your Right to Vote is an event series that combines information about voter registration, voting history, and the voting process with wellness activities.  Wellness activities in the past have included Yoga, conversations about spiritual health, stress relief tips, movies with guided discussion, and more. 

Sinclair Talks: Diversity Dialogues are workshops, seminars, and service learning opportunities that focus on enriching the student experience through participation in dialogues to gain a better understanding of self, others, and the world today.

Community Engagement are service learning and community service opportunities within the Miami Valley region.