A survey conducted by CIRCLE and ACE illuminates barriers to participation and highlights strategies that can expand young people's engagement in climate action.
Our recent paper adds to existing scholarship on young people's interest in running for elected office, the barriers they perceive, and ways to support them.
Our analysis finds that local groups and institutions can help connect youth to democratic participation, but they must do better to reach a wide diversity of young people.
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.