AdultsBehaviourCivic ParticipationCommunity DevelopmentCommunity OrganisationToolsYouthActive and Engaged Citizenship (AEC)

Author(s): America’s Promise Alliance

Collection Method: Self-Reported Questionnaire

Scoring Method: Uses 1-5 rating scale with different answer options for different items.  Higher scores indicate a higher level of engagement with civic duties.

Number of questions: 32

Price: Free

Key Points:

  • The tool measures people’s perception of civic duty, social connectedness and participation in the community
  • Suitable for adults and youth, and can be used in programs providing activities for community development and civic participation
  • Best used for pre and post program testing

This tool was created by America’s Promise Alliance, and is typically free to use for not-for-profit organizations.