Civic Engagement

Resource Guides

Civics: Environment & Climate Change

This guide to resources related to helping the environment and combating climate change can help you get more informed and involved. Learn how you can influence climate change and our natural environment in a positive way.


Civics: Immigration & Citizenship

This guide to immigration and citizenship related resources can help you get more informed and involved in this important topic. Find recommended reading, local and national organizations, health resources, and English language learning.


Civics: LGBTQ+ Equality

This guide to LGBTQ+ related resources can help you get informed and involved in fighting for equality. Find out more using our recommended readings, then consider joining a local organization or meetup or volunteering.


Civics: Poverty & Food Insecurity

This guide to food banks and related resources can help you get more informed and involved in helping feed others. Use this guide to help find food, or to get involved with helping others suffering from food insecurity.


Civics: Racial Justice

This guide to racial justice related resources can help you get more informed and involved in this important topic. Find recommended reading and local and national organizations that support racial and social justice topics. Get involved today!


Civics: Voter Engagement

Learn about candidates running for office, where to go to become a poll worker, and how to contact your representatives. This guide to voting related resources will help you become a more informed and engaged voter!


REACT Grant

REACT Grant logo: Read, Engage, and Come Together

In 2018 & 2019, the Chelmsford Library embarked on a year-long project to promote civic participation and education with our REACT Grant: Read, Engage, And Come Together.

During the grant the library explored six key issues that impact our community and society as a whole through engaging programming, in depth moderated discussions, films, readings, and quality resources.

 

The Institute of Museum and Library Services logoThe Civic Engagement REACT Program was brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.