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 >
Abby Kiesa and Emily Kirby will facilitate a workshop – The 2008 Election and College Students: What Happened and What We Can Do to Keep Students Engaged. http://www.aascu.org/meetings/adp09/
CIRCLE Director Peter Levine is the keynote speaker at a University of Wisconsin Extension conference intended for teachers. The subject is “Learning Opportunities: Teaching About Election 08 in K-12 Classrooms.” More information here.
CIRCLE (the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement) has moved to the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University, boosting both institutions’ strength in the field of youth civic and political engagement. CIRCLE and Tisch College are two of the nation’s leading organizations devoted to researching Read More >
Live Streaming Audio: Peter Levine Panelist at Public Forum on Service-Learning Research and Implications for Public Policy
SERVICE-LEARNING RESEARCH AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR PUBLIC POLICY: A PUBLIC FORUM FOR RESEARCHERS AND PRACTITIONERS INTERESTED IN SERVICE-LEARNING, CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT The 2008 Service-Learning Works-in-Progress Seminar is presenting this public forum, which will feature a panel of nationally recognized youth, civic engagement and, service-learning researchers reflecting on the lessons they believe policy makers Read More >