CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement)
conducts research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans.
The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

CIRCLE Jointly Hosts Summer Youth Mapping Program

October 19th, 2007
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CIRCLE began a five-week youth mapping program for fifteen teenagers from Prince George’s County in Maryland. Program participants used mapping software to study a community problem of their choice. This program preceded a larger joint project between CIRCLE and the University of Wisconsin-Madison which is funded by the U.S. Department of Education (DoE). The goal of the larger project is to develop and test educational software that can be used in service-learning and social studies classes to map community issues.

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