To enhance and broaden the discussions around the report of our Commission on Youth Voting and Civic Knowledge, we have developed a FREE, five-week, open online seminar that will extend research and recommendations from the report.
To participate in civic life, young people need skills and knowledge. Since the 1970’s, changes in the political environment and the ways we communicate and problem-solve together (especially using technology) have added new forms of knowledge and skills that are useful for effective participation. CIRCLE’s 2010 report entitled “Civic Skills and Federal Policy” lists some Read More >
About half of young Americans have never attended college. They are less than half as likely to vote and to volunteer as their college-educated peers. These youth have few opportunities to develop civic skills and interests. Drawing on a white paper published by PACE-Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement in October, 2009, An Inequitable Invitation to Read More >
http://ase.tufts.edu/macc/events.htm#teachingdemoc Teaching for Democracy After the Votes are Counted November 17, 2008 | 10 am – 3 pm Rehm Library, Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
CIRCLE Director Peter Levine will speak on a Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise panel on the topic, “Policy Research in Hot Waters: When Politics, Ideology, and Evidence Collide.”