CERG Description

The goal of the Civic Engagement Research Group (CERG) is to provide an evidence base that informs the design of policies and programs that promote the development of citizens for an effective, just, and humane democratic society.

Service Learning Required: But What Exactly Do Students Learn?
by Joel Westheimer and Joseph Kahne
January 26, 2000
After studying community service programs, one lesson is clear: Not many people agree on what a good citizen does.