AdultsCivic ParticipationCommunity DevelopmentCommunity OrganisationLeadershipToolsYouthCommunity-Based Activism

Author(s): Price, C., Williams, J., Simpson, L., Jastrzab, J., and Markovitz, C. for the Corporation for National and Community Service

Collection Method: Self-Report Questionnaire

Scoring Method: Uses a scale with the following ratings and answer options: (1) Never; (2) Rarely; (3) Sometimes; (4) Often; (5) Always. Higher scores indicate a greater level of community-based activism

Number of questions: 6

Price: Free

Key Points:

  • The tool measures the frequency with which a person participates in community-based activities.
  • Suitable to use with adults and young people, in programs concerned with community development
  • The tool is best used in pre and post program testing

The Community-Based Activism tool has been reviewed and assessed by the Socialsuite team. In our opinion this tool is suitable in supporting the evaluation of adults and youth to assist in the measurement of the community-based activism and participation.

This tool was created by researchers for  the Corporation for National and Community Service , and is typically free to use for not-for-profit organizations.