Supporting Youth, Creating Opportunity, and Strengthening Democracy
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.
In a 2016-2017 research experiment, we examined whether fictitious resumes that included AmeriCorps service were more likely to receive callbacks from employers.
Our new study conducted with Opportunity Youth United highlights opportunities to make voting more accessible for low-income youth.
Youth who live in places where they perceive few opportunities for civic engagement see fewer political ads, which is connected to lower voter turnout.
An evaluation by former CIRCLE Director Peter Levine underscores the value of a developmental approach to youth civic engagement.
This research, which originally appeared in The Conversation, outlines our merging study of "civic deserts" and the challenge they present to engaging young people.
By: By Carmen Procida, Diana Manee, Jeanne Dairaghi and Bronwyn Lucas