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.

Op-Ed - Technology can help get kids "community ready"

This fall, as more than 8,000 young people return to Oakland Unified School District high schools, we are reminded that the future of our communities rests in the hands of these students. In Oakland, we know this is no small responsibility. We are a city with great resources and energy, but also a city with challengs...

Publication Date: 
August 27, 2013