A nation is a patchwork of communities that differ from one another and may be governed differently. But regardless of how local communities differ, they all have one point in common: in the United States, local government means self-government. Good citizens help to make decisions about their community through their elected local officials.
Uncover how your community operates and how you can make a positive difference by being an active, contributing citizen.
Successfully completing this merit badge is one of the requirements to earn the rank of Eagle Scout.
Check out the Interactive Merit Badge Pamphlet here