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<center><big>[[Citizenship in the Community]] [[Merit Badge]] requirement resources include the [[Media:{{PAGENAME}}.pdf|Merit Badge Worksheet]] {{PDF}}, <br> links, and links to related [[Merit Badges]] and [[Boy Scout]] [[Awards]].<br>
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[[Citizenship in the Community]] is a [[Merit_Badges_Earned|popular]] [[Merit Badge]] and required for [[Eagle Scout]].</big> &nbsp;<span style="border: 1px outset Khaki; background:LemonChiffon;">&nbsp;[[Cinematography|<small>◄ </small>Prev]]&nbsp;</span> - <span style="border: 1px outset #FFB; background: #DFC;">&nbsp;[[Citizenship in the Nation|Next<small> ►</small>]]&nbsp;</span></center><br>
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{{Shortcut|[[Cit Com]]}}{{Otheruses|''This is the '''Boy Scout {{PAGENAME}} Merit Badge'''.<br>Webelos Scouts can earn the [[Citizen |Webelos Citizen Activity Badge]].<br>Cub Scouts & Webelos Scouts can earn the [[Cub Scout Citizenship|Cub Scout Citizenship Belt Loop & Pin]].''}}{{MeritBadgePriorApproval|4b, 5, 7c}}<br>
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{{Infobox_MeritBadge_Silver
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|name= Citizenship in the Community
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|caption= Citizenship in the Community
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|subject= Citizenship
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|field=Personal Development
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|status= '''Eagle-Required'''
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|created= 1952
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|discontinued= N/A
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|requirements revision= 2005
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|pamphlet revision= 2008
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== Notes ==
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#Citizenship in the Community merit badge is on the [[Eagle Scout]] required list (requirement 3.b.).
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'''1.''' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizenship Citizenship] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_nationality_law#Rights_of_citizens Rights] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duty Duties] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jury_duty Jury Duty] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_nationality_law#Responsibilities_of_citizens Obligations (Responsibilities)]<br>
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'''2a.''' [http://maps.google.com/ Google Maps] - Make and save a map of your community - [http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&lr=lang_en&safe=off&ie=UTF8&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=100904238158874958439.000447512fd3541c8ad97 Sample Google Map Made By A Scout]<br>
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'''3a.''' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_(United_States) Find Information about your county's government]<br>
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'''4.''' [http://www.newspaperlinks.com/voyager.cfm Major daily newspaper websites]<br>
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'''4a.''' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Branches_of_government#United_States:_three_branches Branches of Government]<br>
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'''5.''' [[Citizenship_in_the_Community#Movies_With_a_Meaning|Movies With A Meaning]]<br>
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'''6.''' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Local_government_of_the_United_States Local Government Services]<br>
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'''7a.''' [http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p526.pdf Charitable Organizations] - include "nonprofit groups that are religious, charitable, educational, scientific, or literary in purpose, or that work to prevent cruelty to children or animals."
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: Service must be to an organization "outside of Scouting" that "brings people in your community together to work ''for the good of your community''."
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: Charitable Organizations "outside of Scouting" might include: Churches, religious organizations, federal, state, and local governments, Salvation Army, Red Cross, CARE, Goodwill Industries, United Way, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, war veteran’s groups, fraternal lodges, and nonprofit schools, hospitals, museums, etc.
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: [http://apps2.irs.gov/app2/pub78 IRS online search for charities] by name or city
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: [http://www.guidestar.org/ GuideStar Directory of Non-profit Organizations] - find charitable organizations in your area.
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: [http://www.give.org BBB Wise Giving Alliance] - list of charities
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'''8.''' Presentation resources:<br>
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{{Public Speaking Links}}
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The [[Citizenship in the Community]] #8 ''public presentation...of your community'' <br>
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could be given as a [[Communications]] #3 ''five-minute speech'' <br>
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using the techniques from [[Photography]] #4b to ''produce a picture story'' <br>
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and [[Art]] #1 to ''tell a story with...pictures'' <br>
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which could be developed into the [[Computers]] #6e ''short presentation''.<br>
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*[http://www.iveleague.org/s021-aa.html Living in an American Community]
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*[http://www.globalindex.com/comindex/ US Community Page Index] - more about your city and lots of links, too
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===Movies With a Meaning===
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Note: Only watch a movie...''"With the approval of your counselor and a parent..."''' Please do not add links for anything above a mild PG-13. Please note the ratings and reasons for the ratings for each film.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050083/ 12 Angry Men] One man, Henry Fonda, sways a jury and saves an innocent man. NR but would be G today.
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*[http://www.kids-in-mind.com/a/amazinggrace.htm Amazing Grace] Chronicles the struggle of William Wilberforce to stop the British slave trade in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. PG for disturbing images of slavery.
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*[http://imdb.com/title/tt0060665/ A Man For All Seasons] The story of Sir Thomas More who challenged King Henry VIII'sdivorce and remarriage. Rated G.
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*[http://christiananswers.net/catalog/america-vs.html America's Godly Heritage] Chronicles the faith of the nation's forefathers. Not rated.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109127/ Angels in the Outfield] A young boy asks for a miracle to bring his family back together and to have his favorite baseball team win the season. PG.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112453/ Balto] Animated story of a dog that leads a sledding team across Alaska in order to get medicine for a sick girl. PG [1:14]
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0878804/ The Blindside] The true story of Michael Oher, a homeless boy who became a first round Baltimore Raven draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family. PG-13.
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*[http://www.kids-in-mind.com/f/fly_away_home_1996__123.htm Fly Away Home] An adventure to save orphaned geese. PG.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060420/ Follow Me Boys] The story of how one guy starts a Boy Scout troop to help the town. NR.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109830/ Forrest Gump] One slow-witted but good-hearted man is at the center of key events of the 20th century. "Stupid is as stupid does." PG-13 for brief sexual content and was scenes.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107007/ Gettysburg] Great historical account of Colonel Joshua Chmberlain who held Little Round Top though greatly outnumbered. Out of ammunition, Chamberlain orders a charge instead of retreating. PG for war scenes.
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*[http://www.kids-in-mind.com/g/godsandgenerals.htm Gods and Generals] Stonewall Jackson and the Battle of Manassas. PG-13 for war scenes.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057115/ The Great Escape] WWII POW escape. NR, but some violence.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054953/ Guns of Navarone] WWII Allied soldiers attempt to destroy the German big guns. NR. Some violence.
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*[http://imdb.com/title/tt0044706/ High Noon] A marshall faces a man just released from prison where he was put by the marshall. His own town refuses to help & the odds are high he will not live. NR. Gunfight at the end.
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*[http://www.kids-in-mind.com/h/hoot.htm Hoot] Saving a population of endangered owls. PG for mild obscenities.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0445990/ Invincible] The true story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the Philadelphia Eagles. PG.
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*[http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0038650/ It's A Wonderful Life] Get the colorized version. The message in this film is one of courage and sacrifice for the greater good as George Bailey, a man with big ideas about seeing the world, continually forsakes his own desires to do what is right for the town. The second message is that each life important. No matter how insignificant we feel we are, we are all inextricably linked to each other and play an important part in the fabric of one another's lives.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0309820/ Luther] All about Luther, the father of the Reformation. Rated PG-13 for violence.
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Man_Who_Planted_Trees The Man Who Planted Trees] A lone shepherd changes the character of an entire valley.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104868/ Mighty Ducks] Emilio Estevez stars as a lawyer doing community
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service who becomes coach to a pee wee hockey team. PG.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113862/ Mr. Holland's Opus] A frustrated composer (Richard Dreyfuss) finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher. PG.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031679/ Mr. Smith Goes to Washington] One of Jimmy Stewart's signature roles as an idealistic senator caught in the corruption of the political machine. NR.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0132477/ October Sky] The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry. PG.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0430431/ One Night with the King] The story of Esther. Rated PG for mild violence, suggestion of sensuality.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0223897/ Pay It Forward] Like some other kids, 12-year-old Trevor McKinney believed in the goodness of human nature. Like many other kids, he was determined to change the world for the better. Unlike most other kids, he succeeded. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117333/ Phenomenon] - John Travolta is hit by a light and becomes very smart and addicted to learning. PG. 123 minutes.
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*[http://www.kids-in-mind.com/p/prince_of_egypt_the_1998__141.htm The Prince of Egypt] Animated story of Moses. Rated PG for violence.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0210945/ Remember the Titans] The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit. PG.
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*[http://www.rockandaheartplace.com/ Rock and a Heart Place] Volunteering never sounded so good.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107985/ Rookie of the Year] A twelve year old boy lives every boy's fantasy when he gets to pitch for the Chicago Cubs. PG.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108002/ Rudy] True story of a boy who struggles with life in order to realize his dream: to play football for Notre Dame. PG
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054331/ Spartacus] The slave, Spartacus, leads a revolt against a corrupt Rome. NR.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049833/ The Ten Commandments] The story of Moses. NR.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108333/ The Three Musketeers] Comedic interpretation of the classic novel.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0758794/ We Are Marshall] When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his few surviving players try to keep the football program alive. PG.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058777/ Zulu] 1964 epic masterpiece portraying the Battle of Roarke's Drift, 140 British soldiers against 4,000 Zulu. NR, but there is the violence you'd expect in a war movie.
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