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The NCASE Resource Library connects you with tools, profiles, and information on a range of key topics in Out-of-School Time.

Youth Civic Engagement and Activism in Expanded Learning Programs

This issue brief 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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTb9y__cGhk

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
Publisher: 
Other
Author: 
Sam Piha and Samantha Fasen
Resource Type: 
Length: 
44 pages
Publication Date: 
2021