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.

The Benefits of Volunteerism, if the Service is Real

Studies have shown that generally, community service for whatever reason is a good thing. But how it's done and whether it also involves service learning - that is, lessons that discuss homelessness, say, or hunger in a larger context - make a difference.

Publication Date: 
July 30, 2010