A new CIRCLE white paper outlines inequities in who is encouraged to seek elected office, and how we can support more young candidates.
Our research shows that the environment and climate change is a top issue for young people and presents opportunities for broader youth outreach.
Our 2020 data showed that young Asian women, young Black women, and young Latinas were more likely to talk politics, participate in elections, and fight racism.
CIRCLE co-led qualitative and quantitative studies that found a complex relationship between social movements and electoral engagement.
An analysis of our 2020 post-election survey shows that civic access and participation helped some youth thrive despite the economic impact of COVID-19
Our work supporting and evaluating the Civic Spring Project underscored powerful lessons about providing valuable civic opportunities for youth.
Campaign contact, digital outreach, young people engaging their peers, and action on racial justice all contributed to higher youth voter turnout.
Youth electoral participation in 2020 was high and could be even higher if we support young people, who have varied priorities for the new administration.
We spoke to community leaders about how they’ve adapted their strategies and messaging, embracing digital platforms to reach youth despite COVID-19.