Civic Engagement & Social Action Service Track

Actively engage in civic life through direct service, voting and voting advocacy, and shaping public policy. Advocate for fairness, impartiality, inclusion, and equity while addressing systemic social and environmental issues. Public policy and civic engagement play an important role in the future of Newport News and each person who lives here. By serving in this issue area, you will become a change maker in our city’s future.

Articles

https://youth.gov/youth-topics/civic-engagement-and-volunteering

Books

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Culture Warriors: My Journey into the Dark Web of White Supremacy

Multimedia

Movies

We the People

Trump: An American Dream

Flint Town

13th

Becoming

The Hate U Give

I am Greta

After Parkland

Jacinta

The State of Texas vs. Melissa

Cannabis Evolution

The Brink

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

The Clintons: An American Odyssey

Crime + Punishment

The Fight

The Force

I Am Not Your Negro

CNU Courses

ACCT451 – Govt. & Nonprofit Accounting & Topics

CRIM365 – Social Change & Policy

ECON400 – Economics of International Contracting & Organization

HONR382 – Civic Engagement

IDST250 – Intro. To Civic Engagement & Social Justice

POLS329 – International Human Rights

SOCL316 – Race, Ethnicity, & Racism

SOCL365 – Social Change & Policy

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