Feature Articles

Newly Awarded Funding: Youth Participatory Action Research with Children of Incarcerated Parents

Two groups of researchers have been selected to receive awards to advance youth participatory action research (YPAR) on issues affecting children and youth who have or have had an incarcerated parent (COIP) in order to improve practices and support policymakers and practitioners in this field.

Understanding and Coping with Trauma & Building Resiliency

YE4C recently hosted an Instagram Live to discuss how recent events may be traumatic for young people, how to cope and build resiliency.

New Toolkit on Education & Careers for Youth on YE4C

This new toolkit is a collection of curated resources developed by youth for youth. Find resources on career & education paths, paying for school, career planning, and more.

Through Social Media, Youth Share Insights on Caring for Self and Community

As part of May’s Mental Health Awareness Month, we held a month-long social media activation to encourage young people to share insights with peers about wellness and self-care. 

Adolescent-Centered Health Care: The Mount Sinai Model - A TAG Talk

This new video series discusses the growing understanding that adolescents and young adults need healthcare that is geared specifically to their needs, and is distinct from services provided to adults or young children.

Sharp Increase in E-Cigarette Use among Youth over Past Year

In 2018, more than 3.6 million middle and high school students reported that they were currently using e-cigarettes. Learn more about these findings.

Archived Webinar: Youth Don’t Need to Be Fixed: Strategic Framing for Messaging on PYD

This webinar describes the ways that commonly-held beliefs about youth interfere with communicating about positive youth development (PYD).

Just Launched! Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Call for Nominations: Youth Listening Session

The IWGYP and AIR are partnering with young people to plan an event to better understand how youth make decisions in their daily lives. We’re looking for 20 young people to share their ideas with us.