civic responsibility

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Noun1.civic responsibility - the responsibilities of a citizen
duty, obligation, responsibility - the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
jury duty - the civic duty to serve on a jury
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Educating citizens: Perparing America's undergraduates for lives of moral and civic responsibility. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Furthermore, as a group of professionals, our division is top notch when it comes to civic responsibility. The Residential Deal of the Year Gala--the biggest night in residential real estate--annually raises several hundred thousand dollars for important housing charities.
Afterschool programs provide many opportunities to engage youth in community service activities, which can teach youth valuable skills, help them realize their potential to meet community needs and foster a sense of civic responsibility. Afterschool programs also successfully recruit, train and utilize volunteers to work with youth in afterschool programs, which can help bolster community networking and garner new resources for these programs.
Similarly, the Anambra State Governor has called on people with voters card to come out en-masse to exercise their civic responsibility or be disenfranchised.
This core philosophy is reflected in the firm's new name, FXFOWLE, representing the firm's vision of design innovation, environmental sustainability and civic responsibility delivered through the collaboration of its five studios, among which Interiors is an equal partner.
Studies suggest that there is an impact for students in social development, civic responsibility, and career interests (Billig, 2000).
Successful after school programs help young people become productive adults, get parents involved in their children's education, produce safer streets, address community needs, foster civic responsibility, strengthen community groups and rally residents around a common goal.
The lawmaker noted that democracy has come to stay in Nigeria hence the need for every eligible voter to remain committed to discharging their civic responsibility during the election, expressing optimism that the electoral body would not take any action that would truncate the nation's democracy.
The internationally recognized architecture, interior design, planning, and urban design firm selected its new name to reflect the growing stature of its five typology-based studios and the architectural vision that values design, excellence, innovation, environmental sustainability and civic responsibility. The announcement was made by Bruce Fowle and Daniel Kaplan, senior principals of the firm.
Additionally, the service learning projects have been designed to promote civic responsibility by working collaboratively with community agencies in health promotion / service delivery.
Findings suggest that faculty respondents tended to believe that teaching civic responsibility was a fairly important goal, and a smaller number (but still a majority) felt it was appropriate to require civic and political activity.
He added that the commission has equally mapped out twenty-one activities to promote voter education to encourage people to participate actively in the entire electoral processing, urging other stakeholders to help mobilize the people to carry out this civic responsibility.