active citizen

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: citizen - a citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch)active citizen - a citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch)
citizen - a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
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On the whole, as a place of punishment, the object is scarcely gained; as a real system of reform it has failed, as perhaps would every other plan; but as a means of making men outwardly honest, -- of converting vagabonds, most useless in one hemisphere, into active citizens of another, and thus giving birth to a new and splendid country -- a grand centre of civilization -- it has succeeded to a degree perhaps unparalleled in history.
Unique in its demands as a system of governance, democracy requires active citizen leadership to be successful.
Important among these was active citizen participation in collective endeavor.
Constitutional amendments will appear on the November ballot in Colorado, Oklahoma, and Arizona, and an active citizen initiative is underway in Mississippi.
USI president Colm Hamrogue added: "Being an active citizen is about far more than just voting, although voting is an essential aspect of it.
To stimulate active citizen participation and provision of feedback on the service delivery;
Active citizen participation in e-government; a global perspective.
Active citizen initiatives are also underway in Colorado and Mississippi.
KENTON Ward committee this month has unveiled its Active Citizen project aimed at getting more local residents involved in their neighbourhoods.
Becoming an active citizen in Lebanon poses problems, however, due to the weakness of the state, and sectarian and political influence, experts say, though there are some people online that manage to operate outside these constraints.
It is crucial for everyone to be a team member and an active citizen within our communities, so we strive to cast each employee into a valuable and responsible individual," said Brown.
WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (KUNA) -- The US State Department, in partnership with the American Council of Young Political Leaders, is hosting a 10-day Active Citizen Summit for 60 young leaders (ages 18-35) from the Middle East and North Africa from October 21-31, the State Department announced here Friday.

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