Civic Engagement Quotes

Civic Engagement Quotes by Laura Ingraham, Al Franken, Vartan Gregorian, David Byrne, Thomas Ehrlich, Robert D. Putnam and many others.

I think the Tea Party monicker has kind of outlived its

I think the Tea Party monicker has kind of outlived its use. I think this is just an America movement, I mean, and you and others are really, you know, responsible for igniting this new civic engagement that’s very positive.
Laura Ingraham
I grew up in Minnesota, where we treasure our tradition of civic engagement – and our record of having the nation’s highest voter participation.
Al Franken
In our democratic society, the library stands for hope, for learning, for progress, for literacy, for self-improvement and for civic engagement. The library is a symbol of opportunity, citizenship, equality, freedom of speech and freedom of thought, and hence, is a symbol for democracy itself.
Vartan Gregorian
I’ve rarely kept my distance from kind of – I don’t know if we can call it politics, but kind of, civic engagement and that kind of thing, except I tended to think, ‘Well, do it yourself before you start telling other people what they should be doing.’
David Byrne
Civic engagement means working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference. It means promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.
Thomas Ehrlich
What really matters from the point of view of social capital and civic engagement is not merely nominal membership, but active and involved membership.
Robert D. Putnam