At a panel discussion at UC Berkeley’s Institute for Human Development (IHD) on Monday, IHD Director Dr. Ron Dahl (host of our Adaptivity podcast), talked with our Co-Executive Director Andrew Fuligni and Cornell professor Anthony Burrow about the kinds of contributions that feed the hunger to matter during adolescence.
Allyson Nesmith writes about the ways young people are using social media to channel their own challenging experiences into positive change in the world.
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Young people’s influence on this election went beyond their (impressive) turnout at the polls. Allyson Nesmith, our Digital Communications Intern and a senior at Vanderbilt University, writes about the extensive behind-the-scenes work by young people like her friend Ashwin Kanuru, a senior at UC Berkeley.
The Living the Example program shows why it's important to involve adolescents in promoting health and well-being, and how teen social media use can be a force for good.
The youth climate movement shows how adolescents are using their power and influence to effect positive change--now it's adults' turn to do the same.