Does civic engagement mean showing up for community service events? For school activities? Are civically engaged youth the same ones who are constantly on Facebook and Instagram?
In Sri Lanka, Independence Day is celebrated with a show of military strength that keeps most residents of the capital city locked in their homes for the day. Frederica Jansz’ first Fourth of July in the States was just one of many things that felt familiar, yet oh-so-different.
Tonight Seattle joins a growing group of cities hosting rallies in support of Russia’s LGBT community.