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FEATURED: Extracurricular Activities May Increase Likelihood of Voting

CIRCLE Working Paper #73 finds that participation in extracurricular activities, in general, promotes voting, though some activities (notably, some sports) decrease it.

September 8th, 2010
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Participation in Sports and Civic Engagement

by Mark Hugo Lopez and Kimberlee Moore February 2006 Based on the 2002 CIRCLE National Youth Survey. Download “Participation in Sports and Civic Engagement.“

How can Sports and Civic Engagement Mix?

This article explores how coaches, parents and sports programs play a role in drawing connections between sports and civic engagement. Download the article here.

June 19th, 2006
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Around the CIRCLE–V3.I3 March 2006

Download the latest edition of CIRCLE’s quarterly publication (v3.i3–March 2006, 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 Sports: A Boost for Read More >

March 13th, 2006
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