Civic Learning Round-Up: February

February 28, 2023

In this series, Citizens & Scholars compiles the best recent articles, reports, and research from around the civic learning field. Stay up-to-date on the latest news, trends, and developments in efforts to build effective citizens. 

New Report: Speaking to the Exhausted Majority

More in Common conducted a national survey in the week following the November 2022 midterm elections to better understand how the President and the GOP-appointed spokesperson can speak to America’s Exhausted Majority. Read the report

Many in the Exhausted Majority felt their vote in 2022 was merely defensive – about stopping a negative vision from advancing rather than about bringing forward something positive. They feel both parties do not listen enough to regular Americans and that too often the political conversation is about attacking the other side rather than affirming their own side’s goals, priorities and values. The report shows that Americans are eager for a departure from the ‘us versus them’ narratives that dominate politics in the current era.

New C&S Report

Mapping Civic Measurement is a comprehensive civic measurement landscape review and a first-of-its-kind framework for mapping civic readiness and opportunities.

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Free Speech on Campus

Students from James Madison University talk about the importance of free speech on campus. James Madison President and C&S Partner Jonathan Alger: “As educators, it is our foundational covenant with students and society to protect and promote the free exchange of ideas.”

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C&S Fellows in the News

It turns out that measurement may be the unifying force that helps us chart many paths forward towards a shared goal: a vibrant constitutional democracy in which we are all proud to participate

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C&S President Raj Vinnakota
C&S President Raj Vinnakota On the release of the new civic measurement report from C&S

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