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.

When young people get involved in online communities, it leads them toward politics
by Ben Bowyer & Joseph Kahne
October 21, 2016
In this Monkey Cage blog post Ben Bowyer and Joe Kahne share additional findings from the YPP Survey the way online communities may provide pathways into political engagement.