Tag Archive for: Youth Participatory Action Research

Voices of Black youth remind adults in schools to listen — and act to empower them

By Tanitiã Munroe, Reprinted from The Conversation The idea of inviting students into classroom conversations that teach them to define and express their concerns, ideas and opinions takes inspiration from the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). The right to be heard is the general principle, and Article 12 of the […]

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New study explores the voices of children of incarcerated parents: Implications for policy and practice

Reference: Benninger, E., Schmidt‐Sane, M., Massey, S., & Athreya, B. (2023). Youth for Youth: Raising the voices of children of incarcerated parents and implications for policy and practice. Journal of Community Psychology. Summarized By: Saniya Soni About this Study There is a growing population of young individuals in the U.S. who have experienced having a […]

Youth Engaged in Research: Why Young Investigators Are Important

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 […]

A Brief Primer on Youth Participatory Action Research for Mentoring Programs

Anderson, A., de los Reyes Moore, W., & Monjaras-Gaytan, L. (N.A). A Brief Primer on Youth Participatory Action Research for Mentoring Programs. National Mentoring Resource Center. https://nationalmentoringresourcecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/NMRC-YPAR- Brief-Primer.pdf Summarized by Ariel Ervin With mentoring program practices becoming more equitable, it is essential for youth to take the reins in making societal changes given how they are […]