In this Issue:
- Youth Media Citizenship: Beyond Youth Voice by Elisabeth Soep
- Creating Engaged Citizens Using Young Adult Novels and Thematic Units to Encourage Democratic Action by Mary Cipollone
- Growing Leaders in Native American Communities: An Interview with Gerald Eagle Bear by Sara Hill
- Democracy in Action: Experiential Civics Learning in Afterschool Advocacy Days by Susan Blank with Lucy N. Friedman and Kathleen Carlson
- Toward a Movement: Uniting Organizers and Direct Service Providers in a Movement for Juvenile Justice Reform by Ruben S. Austria
The Afterschool Matters is part of the Afterschool Matters Initiative. Afterschool Matters is a national, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting professionalism, scholarship and consciousness in the field of afterschool education. Published by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time with support from the Robert Bowne Foundation, the journal serves those involved in developing and managing programs for youth during the out-of-school time hours, in addition to those engaged in research and in shaping youth development policy.