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New Jerseyans share their stories and ideas about our democracy.

New Jersey's Democracy Conversation

See what your neighbors are saying about democracy in our state.


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“Doing good deeds”

Yoasi , 8
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“Help people out”

Holton , 7
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“Help the people who are poor”

Ibrahim , 9
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“Helping others in the smallest of ways can make a huge impact”

Maya , 14
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“Support your neighbors”

Anonymous , 28
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“Standing up for the disenfranchised”

Teri , 61
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“Kind and loving person who would go out of their way for someone else”

Liliana , 9
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“To give back to the community”

Faith , 18
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“Making your community a better place”

Andrea , 11
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“Using skills or talents to contribute to society”

Jayden , 18
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“listen to the voices of the people”

Mike , 16
Why is voting important to you?

“Have some compassion and empathy!”

Tara , 47
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“we are dependent upon each other”

Krista , 40
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“committed to public service”

Ariel , 38
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“do service”

Maria , 51
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“The challenge to each of us to *listen*”

Roberta , 56
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

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