Indicators:Volunteerism

The Active and Engaged Citizenship (AEC) scale combines four previously existing scales that measured perceptions about civic duty, an assessment of civic skills, neighborhood social connection, and civic participation.  The combined scale creates an asse ...

The CIRCLE Civic Engagement Quiz is a tool for the evaluation of young people’s 21st century skills of civic engagement as compared to a national sample. The quiz is focused on respondents’ civics behavior (as opposed to their knowledge). The quiz asks ab ...

This tool represents “respondent’s reports of the frequency with which he/she participates in community-based activities, including attending community meetings and writing to newspapers to voice concerns” (p. 11, http://www.nationalservice.gov/pdf/nation ...

This tool represents “respondent’s reports of the frequency with which he/she participates in activities intrinsic to the political process, including talking with others about politics” (p. 12, http://www.nationalservice.gov/pdf/national_evaluation_youth ...