Civic Engagement Links

 

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National ADP Website 

 
   
         
         
 
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The American Democracy Project (ADP) is a multi-campus initiative focused on higher education’s role in preparing the next generation of informed, engaged citizens for our democracy. The project began in 2003 as an initiative of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), in partnership with The New York Times. 
 
         
         
   
 

UNF Student Government

 
   
         
         
 
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Student Government at the University of North Florida is comprised of members devoted to serving the student body with pride and excellence. SG actively works to meet the needs of students and to enhance the quality of campus life, by hosting a variety of programs and funding student organizations. They also represent the student body on a local and state level.
 
         
         
   
 

Center for Deliberative Democracy

 
   
         
         
 
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The Center for Deliberative Democracy, housed in the Department of Communication at Stanford University, is devoted to research about democracy and public opinion obtained through Deliberative Polling®.
 
         
         
   
 

Millennials Talk Politics:  A Study of College Student Political Engagement

 
   
         
         
 
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A report from CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, which conducts research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans) that suggests that students are tired of partisanship and "spin," are wary of the political process in general and tend to distrust the overwhelming array of media sources that vie for their attention.
 
         
         
   
 

  Millennials, Unspun

 
   
         
         
 
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Commentary on the "Millennials Talk Politics" article by Andy Guess.
 
         
         
   
 

  Mobilize.org

 
   
         
         
 
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Mobilize.org seeks to take the individual actor past the deliberation stage, enabling members of the Millennial Generation to implement their solutions. Through the success of citizen-generated initiatives, Mobilize.org's end goal is to institutionalize citizen-generated solutions as a staple of American governance at all levels.