Studies show that communities with high indicators of civic engagement have lower unemployment, stronger schools, better physical health and more responsive communities. Yet many people don’t know the most basic things about what civic engagement is and how to get involved. If you’re one of them, don’t fret – this post is for you!
What is civic engagement?
Civic engagement is simply any individual or group activity that works towards addressing issues of public concern. Action Utah has broken down civic engagement into five primary ways that people can get involved.
The first step to civic engagement is getting informed. Whether you want to clean up the air, reduce intergenerational poverty, lower taxes or increase school funding, it helps to build a foundational base of information. Action Utah is here to help you!
GET INFORMED USING THESE ACTION UTAH RESOURCES
When you are ready, use our simple tool to build a basic plan and start getting civically engaged today!
Being involved and knowledgeable about politics shouldn’t require a law degree, and with our resources and tools, you don’t need one!