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Working Paper 31: Youth Civic Engagement: Systems Change and Culture Change in Hampton, Virginia

April 2nd, 2005
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by Carmen Sirianni

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“Hampton provides the most ambitious case to date to institutionalize youth civic engagement across the city in ways that have much in common with these other models. None, of course, is without its problems, and much needs to be done in the coming years to make these systems more robust. Together, however, they provide a map of possibilities for how the city – and city government — can be a dynamic generator of democratic public work, co-production, and problem solving.”

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