“Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains."
From civics class to our Facebook feed, we have all heard about ‘civic engagement.’ We are told that we should be more civically engaged. Even people across the world searched it up for the past year (see figure below).
But what exactly is ‘civic engagement’? What is considered engagement and what is not? How can we become more civically engaged? What are the current trends?
This project will delve into the topic of “civic engagement.” Throughout this process, we will examine the following questions:
What is civic engagement?
Why is civic engagement important?
How can we measure civic engagement?
What are the current trends?
How can we be more civically engagement?