While Action Civics is a nascent field, data from individual NACC organizations demonstrates promising results. Some highlights include:
Of students who participated in Earth Force
Nearly 9 in 10 increased their civic skills
needed to change their community, such as problem-solving, civic action, and decision-making; and the ability to work for changes to policies or community practices to improve the environment.
Of students who participated in Mikva Challenge’s Issues to Action program
Before: only 4 in 10 students
believed they could make a difference in their community.
After: nearly 8 in 10 students believed they could