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a citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch)

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She said the Active Citizens Program of UK has made positive efforts to link civil society, community leaders and other networks.
Rania Masri, associate director of the Asfari Institute, said that active citizens are required in Lebanon due to the absence of a strong state.
9 ( ANI ): Around 2000 runners including specially-abled and active citizens, sportspersons and social media assembled at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday to run together to promote the value of inclusion and spirit of active citizenship.
He suggests that social care should be seen as social and economic investment to ensure that people remain active citizens and able to either return to employment or be active citizens.
FROM POVERTY TO POWER: HOW ACTIVE CITIZENS AND EFFECTIVE STATES CAN CHANGE THE WORLD has been fully revised and updated in this new second edition, and argues that a radical redistribution of power, opportunities and assets is required to make any real, meaningful dent in the cycles of poverty and inequality.
Assistant Scout leader Daniel Haigh said: "We encourage young people to voice their opinions, to develop their understandings and to become active citizens.
Civil society First, governments at the Forum agreed to support civil society -- groups of active citizens who voluntarily come together to advance a common cause outside the boundaries of government institutions.
Upsall Hall can be the place where we develop new opportunities for learning disabled people to work, participate and be active citizens, and help to build inclusive communities.
Author Ben Rogers said: "Now is surely the time to focus on core skills active citizens need if they are to step up to the mark.
The report's authout, Ben Rogers, said: "With the real prospect of traditional police patrolling being scaled back, now is surely the time to focus seriously on agreeing the core skills that active citizens need, individually or collectively, if they're to step up to the mark.
THE flags were out at St Columba's Catholic Primary School, Longbridge, as they welcomed guests from around Europe to celebrate the completion of their Active Citizens of Europe project.
The Council of the Federation Literacy Award was created in 2004 by the Premiers of Canada to recognize the importance of literacy as a major factor in the ability of Canadians to participate as full and active citizens in all areas of society.
A new program called CITIZEN U, funded by a five-year, $660,000 grant, supports at-risk youth to become active citizens in their communities, graduate from high school, and go on to college.
The response must be from all of society, from social and political organizations, and from active citizens.
The group grew out of a British Council and Women Making a Difference Active Citizens project, which hosted visitors from Egypt and Jordan in early March.
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