Youth Civic Engagement and Activism in Expanded Learning Programs

This issue brief, published by Temescal Associates and How Kids Learn Foundation, explores youth civic engagement and activism through its history, the benefits, and why youth participate. It includes a discussion of challenges, barriers, and recommendations along with examples. There are also interviews with youth and researchers, and a robust list of resources. A companion webinar can be found at This resource supports equity.


Related Topics
Supportive Learning Environment
Activities that build cognitive development
Engagement and leadership skill building
Social Emotional Learning
Family and Community Engagement
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Sam Piha and Samantha Fasen
Resource Type
Issue brief
44 pages
Publication Date
Archive Status