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Civic Engagement

The many activities you can participate in to make your community a better place to live, plus related Whittemore Library resources.

Civic Engagement is...

“...promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.”

-- Colby, A., & Ehrlich, T. (2000). Development of Civic Responsibility. Civic responsibility and higher education, xxi-xliii.

Four Contributors to Civic Engagement

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