Civic engagement means promoting the quality of life in a community through both political and nonpolitical processes. It teaches many different executive skills such as: grit, self-control, zest, social intelligence, gratitude, optimism, and curiosity. These skills aid students well into the future as they finish degrees and enter the workforce.
Whether a student is looking to transfer to a four-year university or looking to joining the workforce after attending Lone Star College, being involved in civic activities help prepare them for life after Lone Star College.
Participation - We will identify and create opportunities for individuals, groups and organizations to become actively involved in a project or program of activity.
Advocacy - We will empower others to act to protect an asset of interest to their community.
Social Justice - We will work to ensure the fair distribution of advantages, assets, and benefits among all members of a society.
Sustainability - We will promote social and environmental practices that protect and enhance the human and natural resources needed by future generations to enjoy a quality of life equal to or greater than our own.