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

President Obama’s Job Approval Ratings by Age and Race

President Obama’s job approval ratings have fluctuated since the beginning of his term, particularly after significant legislation and events. Gallup.com has an interactive tool that allows you to see the trends using data gathered weekly by the organization. Because CIRCLE focuses on youth, we decided to see how Obama’s youth approval rating differed from the Read More >

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April 25th, 2012
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Youth Volunteering Rate Much Higher than in the 1970s and ’80s

At CIRCLE, we often receive questions about the youth volunteering rate today compared to past generations. The following graph, based on Census data, shows that young people are considerably more likely to volunteer than they were in 1989 or 1974, two years when the Census Current Population Survey included a volunteering question that has also Read More >

Categories: CIRCLE Blog
May 3rd, 2011
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Immigrant Youth Less Likely to Volunteer

September 2009 Young people who have immigrated to the United States or whose parents were born outside the U.S. are far less likely to volunteer than youth of U.S.-born parents, according to a new CIRCLE Fact Sheet. This cohort represents the fastest growing portion of the youth population.  22 percent of youth with U.S.-born parents Read More >

September 16th, 2009
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Around the CIRCLE–April 2005

Download the latest edition of CIRCLE’s quarterly publication (v2.i3–April 2005), Around the CIRCLE, from here.  This issue includes the following articles: Around the Circle is designed to provide you with snapshots of the latest research on youth civic engagement and civic education. The newsletter features regular columns: Table of Contents Youth Turnout Up Sharply in Read More >

April 13th, 2005
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