PAF 112 – Identity, Service, and American Democracy
Introduces the history of American democracy and civic engagement, while developing civic identity through hands-on democracy-in-action assignments. Examines the rich history of civic engagement as it applies to different races, sexes, genders and religions to unpack the what, why and how of getting involved and making a difference in public service. Examines cultural identity, including diversity of race, sex, gender and religion, as it contributes to social, civic, political and democratic life. Understanding how to participate in civic society culminates in the creation of a plan to contribute to the ongoing mission of sustaining a vibrant, healthy and unifying American democracy.