CIRCLE Releases Indicators of Civic Engagement

What does being "civically engaged" mean? What types of behavior should civic egagement programs look to encourage? A team of leading researchers, in collaboration with CIRCLE, have developed Indicators of Civic Engagement to help identify different dimensions of civic behavior. The indicators, which include community problem solving, regular volunteering, and active membership in a group, can be found at

Those interested in the Indicators, may also want to read "The Civic and Political Health of the Nation: A Generational Portrait". The report provides a comprehensive picture of the types of civic and political activities in which Americans engage. If you would like FREE copies of the report, please send an email to .

Added by Sandy on March 24, 2004