Democratic Engagement

A Review at Johns Hopkins University

For young people attending colleges and universities, this time on campus is a crucial period for their civic development. This case study provides a look at the various democratic offerings at Johns Hopkins University that seek to develop civic engagement among their students.

Democratic Engagement highlights five main areas where engagement is fostered: coursework, events and programming, elections and voting, local community engagement, and overall democratic culture. This report can be used as a starting point for other colleges and universities to incorporate and assess the civic learning among their students. It also looks towards areas of improvement for Johns Hopkins and pushes for a sustainable commitment to fostering active citizens across campus.

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