Civic Engagement: First Steps to Changing Your World
In this one-time class students will learn about the importance of voting, protesting, community activism, and running for office.
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US Grade Level
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55 minute class
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"I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody." - Lily Tomlin Voting, protesting, community activism, and serving as elected officials are all ways we can become involved in shaping the future of our communities. The focus of this class will be on the many different forms of civic engagement. We will cover the importance of being an informed voter, the ways we can become involved in local community organizations, and the road to serving as...
✓ Students will know the different types of civic engagement including: voting, community organizing, protesting, and holding political office. ✓ Students will understand the way community organizations are formed, and ways to find local organizations they may want to join. ✓ Students will understand the outreach strategies organizations and local politicians use to spread their message. ✓ Students will be able to apply this knowledge so they can fully engage with the community around them.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
Historian and Social Studies Teacher
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
121 total reviews
111 completed classes
My names is Keegan and I am a licensed social studies teacher for the Middle and High School level in the state of Virginia. I have a Bachelors Degree in History with minors in both Religious Studies and Psychology. I have taught classes from...