The highlight of this episode is active participation in politics as everyday citizens. The song "Active Citizen" proceeds to name ways we can be more aware of they ways we can participate in politics: voting, city council meeting participation, learning policy, etc. It further encourages people of involve themselves in collective change by organizing.
Savannah is really excited about the dance contest and wants her orange team to win but her sister Sophina is on the other team. Savannah doesn't want her sister to feel bad if her sister‘s team loses. Harry tells Savannah that it's nice that she is worried about her sisters feeling but there's nothing wrong with working hard and wanting to win the dance contest. Harry also tells her that it's natural to want to win because it means that she is gonna give it her very best and she believes in herself and her team. Sisters Savannah and Sophina learn the importance of positive competition
Leonard asks for a volunteer to demonstrate the pigs' last gift to the birds, a slingshot. Since Red was disruptive during his presentation, he chooses Red, who is reluctant to participate. His fellow birds and the spotlight pressure him to participate.
The minions participate in a contest to see who can cover the most distance away from the main platform. We don't understand what the minions are saying, but we can infer from their actions that they are participating in such a contest.