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STUDY: The Development of Purpose in Life Among Adolescents Who Experience Marginalization: Potential Opportunities and Obstacles

June 26, 2020 | Filed in: Relevant Studies

A sense of purpose in life can be a psychological asset, particularly for adolescents facing the stress of marginalization due to factors such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. In this 2018 article for American Psychologist, the authors, including the Center’s National Scientific Council member Dr. Anthony Burrow, explore how experiencing marginalization creates obstacles…

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FOR PARENTS & ADOLESCENTS: COVID-19: Resources for Parents and Teens

June 24, 2020 | Filed in: Guide

​The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) has put together this fantastic resource page for adolescents and their parents. They offer guides for protecting physical and mental health during the pandemic, strategies for parents, and links to online learning—which is important now that so many summer camps and classes are closed.

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Primer On How and What We Teach Youth about Racism and Xenophobia Across Family, School, Peer, Community, and Media Contexts

June 15, 2020 | Filed in: Relevant Studies

​This incredible primer from Dr. Deborah Rivas-Drake and Bernardette Pinetta at the University of Michigan pulls together resources for educators, families, and youth that are focused on how to teach anti-racism to young people. This document includes links to helpful articles, research papers, webinars, podcasts, and organizations, as well as a wide-ranging list of books for children,…

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