In this narrated presentation, Hans DeBruyn of the University of Rochester offers an overview of civic engagement and its connection to social capital in the U.S.
Additional Keywordsyouth civic engagement, political involvement, political engagement
Narrated Presentation (25 minutes)
Research Facts and Findings
ACT for Youth Center of Excellence
The term "social capital" suggests an analogy between the financial investments and the investments people make in social relationships. This brief looks at the impact of social capital on youth in families, neighborhoods, schools, and communities.
Additional Keywordspositive youth development, community, community youth development, connectedness, social networks, community sectors, community outreach, community collaboration, community involvement