Welcome to the Mobilise! project course on active citizenship! In this course, you will learn about some of the main concepts involved in active citizenship in a democracy. You will hear stories about people who have been active citizens in different ways. In the four units of this courseon active citizenship, you will explore these concepts further:
What it means to be part of a community
How rights are put into law or policy and also how they are carried out in practice
The methods active citizens use to work for change
Each unit introduces a topic. It then presents some stories that explore these topics in more detail. These stories were collected by volunteers during two projects which look at histories of active citizenship in Northern England:
These volunteers and some of those engaged with Global Link have also helped to create this course you are reading today! There is a dictionary of terms used in the course which you can access by clicking on the highlighted words.
We hope you enjoy learning about all the different stories. Click on the button below to go the first unit.