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.

U. of C. professor on the power of hashtags in black activism

An interview with Cathy Cohen discusses the growing role of hashtags and digital media in political discourse and activism.

Publication Date: 
July 14, 2015