North Carolina lags in civic health
North Carolina ranks 44th in volunteering, 30th in working with neighbors to fix a community problem, and 28th in voting in the 2010 national election, a new report says.
Civic health in U.S. ‘dynamic’
Americans continue to be active in the life of their communities and work with others to make them better places to live and work, a new report says.
North Carolinians seen as disconnected
Civic life is ailing in North Carolina, with civic organizations led by a relatively exclusive demographic group, and young people less engaged than any other group, a new report says.
Volunteering drives civic engagement
More Americans are volunteering, despite the challenges stemming from the recession, and volunteers are more likely than other Americans to get involved in civic life in other ways, a new report says.