Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE) convened a working group of about twenty funders and non-profits to explore links between civic engagement, health and safety among youth.  Working group members shared information and experiences, commissioned and reviewed research, and developed shared convictions, that are summarized in: Youth Civic Engagement for Health Equity and Community Safety: How Funders Can Embrace the Power of Young People to Advance Healthier, Safer Communities for All, by Jme McLean. [Photo: “Visions of a Healthy Community” youth mural, Groundswell NYC © 2012]

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