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.

The Revolution Will Be Digitized: Black Youth and Digital Social Capital

Mark Anthony Neal looks at how technology and social media are empowering and creating young activists.

Publication Date: 
July 5, 2012