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CIRCLE Analysis Shows Impact of Junior State of America Program

In fall 2013, CIRCLE partnered with the Junior State of America (JSA), a national organization with student-led chapters throughout the country. Students in JSA participate in a range of activities including debates, ‘thought talks’, and simulations. JSA’s student leaders, who are elected by fellow JSA members, also plan regional and national conventions, conferences, and political Read More >

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February 26th, 2014
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Improving Civic Education: A Reflection Guide for Teachers

Following the release of “All Together Now: Collaboration and Innovation for Youth Engagement,” the report of our Commission on Youth Voting and Civic Knowledge, we have developed a series of materials to help different stakeholders in these fields share and discuss the report’s findings and recommendations. One of the main messages of All Together Now Read More >

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December 20th, 2013
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CIRCLE Releases Annual Report

Last month, we released the CIRCLE Annual Report, which offers an overview of all our work from August 2012 to September 2013.

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December 18th, 2013
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CIRCLE Launches Online Seminar to Discuss Youth Engagement Report

To enhance and broaden the discussions around the report of our Commission on Youth Voting and Civic Knowledge, we have developed a FREE, five-week, open online seminar that will extend research and recommendations from the report.

December 6th, 2013
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New Report Evaluates the Use of Google Hangouts and Other Formats for Public Deliberation

This is the seventh in a series of blog posts by CIRCLE, which evaluated several initiatives funded by the Democracy Fund to inform and engage voters during the 2012 election. These posts discuss issues of general interest that emerged from specific evaluations.) During the 2012 campaign season, AmericaSpeaks and Face the Facts USA worked together Read More >

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December 3rd, 2013
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