Reviewing the Literature: Why Youth Civic Engagement Matters for Health and Safety

As the PACE Health and Safety Working Group got started in the fall of 2018, two things were clear: we all believed that young people’s civic engagement was vital to improving the health and safety of our communities. We also knew that very little research existed within the field, indicating strong … Read more about Reviewing the Literature: Why Youth Civic Engagement Matters for Health and Safety

The Impact of Youth Civic Engagement on Community Health, Safety, and Equity

In 2017, PACE's Health and Safety Working Group--a constellation of funders and practitioners committed to health and safety in U.S. communities--took on the task of exploring the impact of youth civic engagement on that shared aim. We know that building healthy and safe communities is a commitment … Read more about The Impact of Youth Civic Engagement on Community Health, Safety, and Equity

Webinar: Health Equity & Community Safety: How Funders Can Embrace the Power of Youth Civic Engagement

Foundations and funders committed to building healthier, safer, and more equitable communities may be overlooking or undervaluing a key strategy: youth civic engagement.  In light of recent findings from PACE’s Health & Safety working group, this webinar will take place on March 20 at 1pm … Read more about Webinar: Health Equity & Community Safety: How Funders Can Embrace the Power of Youth Civic Engagement

Webinar: Democracy and Dialogue: Building Public Trust and Meaningful Online Discourse

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter changed the landscape of democracy, granting widespread access to public discourse, and empowering citizens to create change in new ways.  But what began as tools to amplify new voices has also given way to the spread of disinformation, deepening … Read more about Webinar: Democracy and Dialogue: Building Public Trust and Meaningful Online Discourse