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.

Young people taking part in politics via new media, but they want help telling fact from fiction

Young people are sharing information and engaging in politics and policy discussions online like never before, according to a new study co-authored by an East Bay professor.

Publication Date: 
June 30, 2012