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The Impact of Youth Civic Engagement on Community Health, Safety, and Equity

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The Impact of Youth Civic Engagement on Community Health, Safety, and Equity

Publication Date: 
April, 2019
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Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement

This report discusses how the zip code among other factors play a major role in the safety and development of the youth within America. Depending on the area a child is more likely to experience community violence by living in a neighborhood with diminished economic opportunities compared to a more affluent one. With this issue in mind, health equity and community safety in America will require radical imagination, courageous leadership, and persistent partnership – there is no roadmap to arrive at a destination no one has seen before.

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