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Civic Engagement

Are you looking to help solve the issues affecting your community? A healthy democracy requires active participation. But it can be hard to know how to get started. The good news is that there are many ways to engage in your community. You could run for local office, start a nonprofit, attend open meetings, conduct citizen journalism, protest, participate in public school decisions, and much more.

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FindLaw has compiled resources on how to be an active citizen and advocate. Whether as an individual or a group, whether affiliated with a political cause or not, there are many opportunities to support your community and the causes you believe in.

County and Municipal Governments

Know Your Government

What Makes a Good Citizen?

Be Engaged

Protesting

Exercize Free Speech

Next Steps: Civic Engagement

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