Posts

New meta-analysis of after-school programs sheds light on moderators that affect reported youth outcomes

Christensen, K. M., Kremer, K. P., Poon, C. Y., & Rhodes, J. E. (2023). A meta‐analysis of the effects of after‐school programmes among youth with marginalized identities. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology. Summarized by Ellen Parry Luff Notes of Interest There is a growing consensus that after-school programs (ASPs) are a positive resource for […]

What benefits does mentoring have on the developmental outcomes of Latinx youths? New review has answers!

de los Reyes, W., Sánchez, B., Polo, A., Quiroz, A., Thursby, K., O’Donnell, A., & Monjaras-Gaytan, L. Y. (2021). Mentoring Latinx Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review. Adolescent Research Review. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40894-021-00156-3 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although many youth mentoring programs serve youths of color, there is still uncertainty about whether they are designed to […]

Report says Trump policies hurting young people of color, immigrants most

Written by Tammy Joyner, youthtoday.org America’s justice system is reverting to 1960s-style “law-and-order” policies that are exacting a heavy toll on communities of color, especially young people, according to a report released today by a national anti-poverty group. “Unjustice: Overcoming Trump’s Rollbacks on Youth Justice” documents how the Trump administration’s Department of Justice is curtailing key […]