Addressing and Overcoming Barriers to Youth Civic Engagement

  title={Addressing and Overcoming Barriers to Youth Civic Engagement},
  author={Maria J. D’Agostino and Anne Marie de Visser},
Youth civic engagement—and particularly youth participation in properly designed youth programs—has indisputably favorable outcomes for the young people involved (Saito, 2006; Pancer et al., 2002; Flanagan et al., 2002). This research reviews the wide-ranging literature available on youth civic engagement in urban communities. Using content analysis, we identify organizations involved in youth engagement as well as barriers faced by organizations engaged in this policy arena. Our research also… CONTINUE READING


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