California State Seal of Civic Engagement
The State Seal of Civic Engagement in California & in SLUSD
To earn the State Seal, a student must
Why You Should Apply for the State Seal of Civic Engagement
You're the kind of person who cares for your community, knows how people can participate in the community, and has shown your knowledge and care through action of your own. YOU DESERVE RECOGNITION!
That recognition will go a long way: employers and colleges want to hire and admit folks who care! The State Seal is an award that you can point to as evidence of your knowledge, your participation, and your care for the community.
Did we mention the bling? When you meet the requirements, you'll receive:
an official seal affixed to your diploma
a note on your transcript saying you earned the seal
a State Seal cord to wear at your high school graduation!
What Counts as Civic Engagement?
Check out this list for examples of activities that you can include in your application. Remember, this list doesn't cover everything! If your participation addresses real-world problems having to do with the rights and responsibilities of our community, then you can include it!
Application and Due Dates
Information about the 2023-2024 application is coming soon...