Cultivating Purpose in Community Settings
Changing the Odds Remix November 3, 2023
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Changing the Odds Remix’s Katherine Plog Martinez explains the essential role of outside-of-school, community-based programs in helping young people cultivate their sense of purpose.
November 2, 2023
Helping young people develop a sense of purpose in life could build their resilience and prevent declines in mental health. A new report from the National Scientific Council on Adolescence (NSCA) outlines why a having sense of purpose is a key aspect of healthy adolescent development and describes what adults can do to help.
October 24, 2023
In this presentation for the Annie E. Casey Foundation, our Co-executive Director Adriana Galván presents insights into adolescent brain development and shows how better understanding this developmental period can inform and improve programs and services focused on youth well-being.