Anonymous asked in Education & ReferencePrimary & Secondary Education · 10 years ago

Citizenship coursework?

For my citizenship coursework I have to hold an event or do something to get my issue heard. I was thinking about holding an event and then writting a column for the paper?

My issue is how can we give youth a voice?

Help and ideas please!?

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  • 10 years ago
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    Citizenship is the state of being a citizen of a particular social, political, national, or human resource community. Citizenship status, under social contract theory, carries with it both rights and responsibilities. "Active citizenship" is the philosophy that citizens should work towards the betterment of their community through economic participation, public, volunteer work, and other such efforts to improve life for all citizens. In this vein, schools in some countries provide citizenship education. Citizenship was equated by Virginia Leary (1999) as connoting "a bundle of rights -- primarily, political participation in the life of the community, the right to vote, and the right to receive certain protection from the community, as well as obligations

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