Small personal actions can be first steps in a life of service and civic engagement. Voting and civic action are small examples of responsible citizenship. Advocating for what we value is a demonstration of a citizen's rights. 

The learners define and explain the importance of civic engagement and responsible citizenship. They explore the reasons why people may hesitate to become involved in solving problems and consider ways in which they can be "part of the solution" rather than a "part of the problem." 


Biographical Highlights
Temple Grandin is an associate professor of animal science at Colorado State University.  Grandin is one of the leading authorities on the design of...

Biographical Highlights

Jane Goodall was the first of several people recruited by Louis Leakey to do extensive studies of primate behavior. Goodall went to Gombe, Tanzania to study the...