The Duties and Responsibilities of Citizenship What types of communities do each of us belong to? What happens if we d o not fulfill our duties required by national, state and local governments? Duties as US citizens Responsibilities as US citizens Citizens and the Community Why do Americans volunteer? Why is it difficult for the government to respond quickly to social problems? What are good citizens of this country concerned about? How do some people participate in the community? Instead of time, many Americans contribute money. In 2005 over $250 billion was given to charity. Most came from average individual citizens, and some came from large corporations. Why do you think many companies believe in giving back to the community? How many registered charities are there with the federal government? The Peace Corps When was it established? Who established it? Why was it established? What do they do? AmeriCorps When was it established? Why was it established? What do they do? How is it different from the Peace Corps? Senior Corps When was it established? Why was it established? What are the 3 main programs? USA Freedom Corps Who implemented it? What did it bring together? What 3 areas are its main focus?