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Report examines Missouri's civic engagement

Report examines Missouri's civic engagement

Capturing the pulse of "Civic Health'

November 14th, 2010 in News

Every once in awhile we're told about how healthy - or unhealthy - we are as a society, based on the latest statistics for cancer, diabetes, heart disease or other health issue. Also on a regular basis, we're told how well - or poorly - we're doing economically. But what is the state of our "civic health?" How good is our "civic engagement?"

A new report - "Missouri Civic Health Assessment 2010," issued right before the elections - says that, in most cases, Missourians are more active, including voting more regularly, than national averages.

The 28-page report can be found online as a PDF file at