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.

Trump Drives Teens to Demonstrate Though They Can't Vote

"Young people who are politically active and concerned about issues are more likely to vote once they turn 18." Joseph Kahne and Jennifer Earl weigh in on participatory politics among youth in recent election.

Publication Date: 
November 21, 2016