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 valuable and 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.
Minnesota has had the strongest youth participation in the country in recent elections, and the youth vote could decide several House races in 2020.
This is part of our Youth Expertise Series, in which young people use their experiences to speak about how we can improve youth civic engagement and civic life.
This is part of our Youth Expertise Series, in which young people use their experiences to write about how we can improve youth civic engagement and civic life.