Abstract

This study investigates the experiences of immigrant participants and staff of citizenship schools who are developing civic participation and leadership programs in immigrant communities. This action research study provides a look at what works within community-based citizenship schools through the lens of democratic social change, social constructivism and Appreciative Inquiry.

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Immigrant Civic Participation and Leadership Development in Citizenship Schools: A Research Study Using Appreciative Inquiry

This study investigates the experiences of immigrant participants and staff of citizenship schools who are developing civic participation and leadership programs in immigrant communities. This action research study provides a look at what works within community-based citizenship schools through the lens of democratic social change, social constructivism and Appreciative Inquiry.