Democracy in Action: Experiential Civics Learning in Afterschool Advocacy Days

March 1st, 2006 | RESEARCH

Annual trips to the state capital to advocate for afterschool funding not only allow young people to participate in the democratic process but also foster youth development by focusing on educational goals.


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Team Members

Susan Blank, Author
Lucy Friedman, Author, The After-School Corporation (TASC)
Kathleen Carlson, Author, The After-School Corporation (TASC)


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 5
Page(s): 23

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | History | policy | law
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs