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ERIC Number: ED503970
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct-1
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Out-of-School Time and Civic Engagement. Out-of-School Time Policy Commentary #8
Yohalem, Nicole; Wilson-Ahlstrom, Alicia; Pittman, Karen
Forum for Youth Investment
The non-school hours, often framed as periods of risk, idleness or remediation, in fact constitute a powerful opportunity for civic renewal, engagement and change. This commentary describes how out-of-school time programs make ideal contexts for nurturing civic engagement, exploring the issue from the practice, research and policy perspectives. (Contains 21 endnotes.)
Forum for Youth Investment. The Cady-Lee House, 7064 Eastern Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20012-2031. Tel: 202-207-3333; Fax: 202-207-3329; e-mail:; Web site: http://
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Authoring Institution: Forum for Youth Investment