Survey of Political and Civic Engagement in the Inland Empire

Survey of Political and Civic Engagement in the Inland Empire

Explosive growth in the Inland Empire region of California is resulting in a population that is more ethnically diverse, less Republican, and less likely to volunteer or join civic organizations, a new survey by University of California, Riverside political scientist Karthick Ramakrishnan finds. Survey of Political and Civic Engagement in the Inland Empire (20 pages, PDF) is part of a larger project funded by the James Irvine Foundation that is examining community organizations and civic and political participation among residents in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, two of the fastest-growing counties in the state.