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.

Petition urges President Obama to visit Chicago in wake of Hadiya Pendleton murder

A Chicago community organizer and the Black Youth Project are petitioning Obama to come to his hometown to address the escalating gun violence.

Publication Date: 
February 7, 2013