By Amanda Davis, Reprinted from the National Mentoring Resource Center Loneliness and social isolation have plagued young people in our society long before the COVID-19 pandemic. A national study conducted by Cigna in 2018 found that Gen Z was the loneliest generation in the U.S., with nearly 50% of young people surveyed reporting that they […]
By Audrey Breen, Reprinted from UVA Today U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy recently released an advisory warning of the “profound risk of harm” social media use can have on adolescents, in hopes of calling attention to “significant public health challenges” that he feels need urgent attention and action. The report focuses on the […]
By and Reprinted from the Search Institute Young people are not problems to be solved. Nor are they defined by their risks or challenges. Every person has a wealth of strength and resilience, both within themselves and in their families and communities. But not everyone has equal access to the supports that nurture and grow […]
The child clinical psychologist explains barriers to mental health in Latinx communities and what can be done to overcome them By Ashley Abramson, Reprinted from the American Psychological Association American youth, in general, are facing a mental health crisis—but young people of color are especially vulnerable to mental health challenges (APA Working Group for Addressing […]
By Benjamin Hanckel, Amelia Henry, Erin Dolan & Jasbeer Musthafa Mamalipurath, Reprinted from The Conversation Young people experience mental health difficulties at a higher rate than any other age group. While there’s ongoing discussion about the formal supports they need, young people say they’re most likely to speak with peers and friends – particularly when […]
By Sarah Jonson, Reprinted from the International Youth Foundation At IYF, we have been meaningfully engaging with young people since our founding over three decades ago. From supporting students in rural Louisiana to advocate for changes in their community, to funding youth-led social change efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, partnering with young people to increase […]
By and reprinted from The Annie E. Casey Foundation How do young people from different cultural backgrounds define their well-being? How is youth well-being tied to racial and ethnic identity? What does it take to improve well-being? Youth & Young Adult Wellbeing, a new report funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, begins to answer […]
Posted by Marc Chalufour-Boston U., Reprinted from Futurity New research shows that kids who read a story that suggested prejudice could change—that it can be shaped by individual experiences—were more interested in interacting with children of another race. The researchers conclude that their findings highlight a promising way of “sustaining positive interracial relationships during a […]
By Shereen El Mallah, Reprinted from Youth-NEX In a recent Q&A I described what participatory research is, how it is important, and why more researchers should be using it. In this second publication of the series, let’s examine why engaging youth in participatory research can change the existing researcher-subject power dynamic as well as amplify […]
By Julia Freeland Fisher, Reprinted from the Christensen Institute Newsletter Dear Friends, For the years we’ve been studying students’ access to and ability to mobilize social capital, by far the most common question we receive is “How do you measure it?” The “it” in that question is often evasive. Boiling relationships down to a single […]
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