Civic engagement is the act of engaging in public service for the betterment of one's community. Through participation in community service, political processes, and civic learning and engagement, an active citizen can strive toward the common good. Civic responsibilities involve matters of public concern, for example advocacy for higher education, improving the civic life of young people, access to health care and mental health, donating to non-profit organizations, and political participation in the democratic system.
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