CIRCLE and The Monkey Cage Share Research on Youth Engagement
Throughout the fall, CIRCLE collaborated with Monkey Cage, The Washington Post’s political science blog, on a series of posts focused on the civic and political engagement of young people.
Featuring work by top scholars on topics like social media, political discussion, and youth voting, the six posts published as part of the series used the 2016 election as context for a deeper examination of emerging trends and data related to young people’s political participation.
Check out all six posts:
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VIDEO: CIRCLE Director Discusses Creating Engaged Citizens at Harvard
On December 8, our director Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg took part in a Harvard Graduate School of Education Askwith Forum: “What Is a Good Citizen and How Do You Create One?”
The event, which also included CUNY professor Michelle Fine and media commentator Callie Crossley, featured a wide-ranging discussion on civic education and engagement in a polarized world. Dr. Kawashima-Ginsberg shared her insights drawn from CIRCLE’s research on how to prepare young people for civic life.
Watch the full event here.
CIRCLE in the News
– Christian Science Monitor: “Boston high-schoolers stage anti-Trump walkout. A lesson in democracy?“
– U.S. News & World Report: “The Problems with the Left“
– Yahoo! News: “The real problem behind fake news“
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