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Service & Activism in the Digital Age Supporting Youth Engagement in Public Life

  title={Service \& Activism in the Digital Age Supporting Youth Engagement in Public Life},
  author={Ellen Middaugh and David Donahue and Antero Garcia and Joseph Kahne and Ben Kirshner and Peter Levine},

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