Kei Kaw Ashima-Ginsberg's scientific contributions

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The United States continues to be a diverse nation that attracts individuals from all over the w orld. In 2007, approximately one in four (26%) young people aged 18 to 29 had at least one parent w ho w as born outside of the United States, and 16% w ere born outside of the United States 2 . Children of immigrants and foreign-born youth are some of...

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... may be "formal", tied to an organization, or "informal", helping others outside of an organizational context (Boyle & Sawyer, 2010). Recent data suggest that immigrant youth, like their adult counterparts, are less likely to volunteer than nonimmigrant youth (Kawashima-Ginsberg & Kirby, 2009;Lopez & Marcelo, 2008;Torney-Purta, et al., 2006). By not engaging in volunteerism, immigrant youth are missing out on an important precursor to future civic and political participation, as well as a means of positive youth development linked with academic improvement, pro-social behavior, and job readiness (e.g., Kawashima-Ginsberg & Kirby, 2009;Yates & Youniss, 1998). ...