Data in Action

more than half
of 18-24 year olds in 2012 incorrectly believed that the federal government spends more on foreign aid than on Social Security. (Social Security actually costs about 20 times more.)

fromAll Together Now: Collaboration and Innovation for Youth Engagement"
Related to the study, The Commission on Youth Voting and Civic Knowledge Youth Post-Election Survey 2012

Only 2%
of digital activism cases from 2010 to 2012 involved hacking attacks

from "Digital Activism and Non-Violent Conflict"
Related to the study, Global Digital Activism Data Set, 2013