CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement)
conducts research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans.
The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

Justice O’Connor and Senator Graham on the Link between Civic Engagement and Employment

Back in September, we released a report entitled Civic Health and Unemployment: Can Engagement Strengthen the Economy? along with National Conference on Citizenship and other partners. It was based on an analysis of all 50 states and 50 major metro areas and found that their levels of civic engagement before the recession strongly predicted how Read More >

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November 2nd, 2011
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Civic Health and Unemployment: Can Engagement Strengthen the Economy?

Released today at the 66th Annual National Conference on Citizenship in Philadelphia is a new report entitled Civic Health and Unemployment:  Can Engagement Strengthen the Economy? CIRCLE is a co-sponsor of the report and played an important role in conducting the analysis. The report finds that levels of civic engagement in 2006 and 2008 strongly Read More >

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September 16th, 2011
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Youth Unemployment and Civic Engagement

It’s hard to ignore the rhetoric in newspapers these days about youth, especially the wealth of articles about college graduations and the economy grads are entering into.  As the economy gets better, more and more youth are being described as “freeloaders,” narcissistic,” and “slackers.” I don’t think that’s a fair assessment of who youth are. Read More >

June 2nd, 2011
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CIRCLE is Hiring: Lead Researcher Position Available

CIRCLE is hiring for the position of Lead Researcher. In July of 2008, CIRCLE will become part of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University. The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service prepares students in all fields of study for lifetimes of active citizenship, promotes new Read More >

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April 29th, 2008
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