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.
Millions of young people have lent their energy to candidates and campaigns, but many more would do so if given the opportunity.
Our study finds no evidence that AmeriCorps politically mobilizes young people, and that non-voters are actually more likely to enroll in the program.
A major new CIRCLE report explores what stands in the way of non-college youth engaging in communities and how we can support them.
A major new study provides in-depth insights on the civic engagement of a diverse generation.