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 Politics and Pedagogy of Economic Inequality
by Joel Westheimer, John Rogers, Joseph Kahne
October 1, 2017
An education that fosters the kind of citizen engagement that a well-functioning democracy requires includes not only minimal skills but also familiarity with democratic processes and institutions. It also nurtures a willingness and capacity to critically engage multiple perspectives around important social and political issues. One such issue is economic inequality.