Facts about general civics:
- The only way a democracy can be truly successful is when the entire citizenship can participate in their civic responsibility.
- All democratic values can be found in the constitution and in The Bill of Rights.
Click here to read the constitution.
Click here to read the bill of rights.
- Examples of civic duties are volunteering, serving on a jury, and voting.
-Currently, the millennial generation accounts for 1/3 of the electorate.
-Less than 50% of eligible young voters cast a vote in 2012
-Given that 40% of millennials identify as non-white this is then the most diverse voting generation in history.
-In most communities, the voter turn-out is less than 50%.
“Humans created democracy. Anything we can create, we can change.”
– Sang Chi