Social Policy Report
Democracies must insure that each new generation of citizens identify with the common good and become engaged members of their communities. Such goals are prominent in the missions of public schools and community youth organizations. This report summarizes research which points to directions youth programs and policies should follow to achieve these civic goals.
Flanagan, Constance A. and Faison, Nakesha, "Youth Civic Development: Implications of Research for Social Policy and Programs" (2001). Civic Engagement. 11.