Building human capital: The impact of near-peer mentoring in Indian higher education institutions (HEI)

Kumar, A. (2021). Mentoring by near peers in HEI: A promising connection to build human capital. By Anuradha Kumar, Teach to Learn Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Evidence shows that a) adolescents have a greater need for autonomy and non-parental connections, and b) participation in experiences that address their developmental needs can help […]

In Rural Communities, COVID-19 Increases Healthy Development Challenges for Children of Color

By Faith Mitchell, Urban Institute In the midst of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that it has disproportionately affected Black, Latinx, and American Indian families and communities. Though lack of adequate data makes it impossible to gauge the full impact of the pandemic, there is also ample evidence of COVID-19’s […]