YPP Network Description

The MacArthur Research Network on Youth and Participatory Politics (YPP) formed out of recognition that youth are critical to the future of democracy and that the digital age is introducing technological changes that are impacting how youth develop into informed, engaged, and effective actors.

Obama coming to Chicago to 'talk about the gun violence'

The Chicago-based Black Youth Project attracted about 45,000 signatures by Sunday night in an online petition that urged Obama to speak up against gun violence in Chicago following Sandy Hook.

Publication Date: 
February 10, 2013