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.

Reimagining Political Participation in the Digital Age
by Cathy Cohen
March 4, 2016
Although digital platforms and online access have the potential to open up the political realm, this transformation of politics will not happen without some necessary policy changes.