Civic Engagement: Key for Unemployment Reduction


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According to the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), civic engagement is capable of reducing unemployment rates across the country.

In a (NCoC) data, states that have low volunteer rates are likely to have high unemployment numbers. The study also finds other economic factors are not statistically significant indicators of unemployment change.


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See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)



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