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

religious service attendance

You ask, we answer. I was asked yesterday about recent changes in the frequency of religious service attendance among young Americans. In general, participating in religious congregations correlates with civic engagement (see CIRCLE’s fact sheets on Religious Service Attendance and Civic Engagement Among 15 to 25 Year Olds and Young People of Faith More likely Read More >

Categories: CIRCLE Blog
Tags: ,
August 24th, 2011
Tweet
Share
Email to a Friend

Young people of faith more likely to be engaged than non-religious counterparts

April 2010 Using data from the 2008 American National Election Studies (ANES), this fact sheet explores the religious demographics of the Millenials (18-29). Through the lens of religious affiliation, this report examines the ways in which young Americans participate in politics and in their communities. A special focus is given to young Evangelical Christians, a Read More >

Tags: ,
April 14th, 2010
Tweet
Share
Email to a Friend

Religious Service Attendance and Civic Engagement Among 15 to 25 Year Olds

by Mark Hugo Lopez, Kumar V. Pratap, and Sean L. Conner April 2007 This fact sheet reports that young people who attend religious services are more likely to vote and volunteer. The data also showed that those who attend religious services regularly are more likely than their counterparts to belong to groups involved in politics, Read More >

April 5th, 2007
Tweet
Share
Email to a Friend

Working Paper 09: The Effects of Catholic Schooling on Civic Participation

by Thomas S. Dee July 2003 “In this study, I present new empirical evidence on these issues by evaluating the relative effects of Catholic schooling on civic participation as an adult. This evidence is based on two nationally representative longitudinal surveys conducted by the U.S. Department of Education: High School and Beyond (HS&B) and the Read More >

Tags: ,
July 31st, 2003
Tweet
Share
Email to a Friend

Find more analysis in our 2016 Election Center. For regular updates in your Inbox about youth and the 2016 election, sign up for CIRCLE's monthly E-Update here.