Apr. 9, 2021 2:48 pm
Bringing ‘behavioral vaccines’ to school: 5 ways educators can support student well-being
Guest columnist Sandra Chafouleas says "behavioral vaccines" are especially important as schools seek to fully resume in-person instruction.
Oct. 12, 2020 11:30 am
What does COVID-19 mean for the mental health of Philly’s LGBTQ+ students?
COVID-19 poses complex concern for LGBTQ+ students who are already at the brink, says guest columnist Cameron McConkey.
Sep. 25, 2020 2:06 pm
TikTok is a unique blend of social media platforms — here’s why kids love it
With TikTok, it’s impossible to separate the individual from the meme, says Penn State professor Kevin Munger.
Nov. 19, 2019 1:47 pm
Use arts and culture as a platform for social justice, says this teen
"It is so important for local artists of all mediums to spread these strong messages," says Sabirah Mahmud, a member of the STAMP Teen Council, and Global Climate Strike activist.
Sep. 25, 2019 8:00 am
For young people impacted by a loved one’s cancer, it isn’t just another day at camp
In his guest column, Mark Manning introduces us to Alexandra Charlton and Sophia Smargissi, two teenagers who have built memories together at a nonprofit camp and support group where they help each other deal with loss.
Sep. 18, 2019 4:06 pm
Mighty Writers to expand to Kennett Square
The bilingual programming, says Mighty Writers' Executive Director Tim Whitaker, will help immigrant children express themselves well at a critical moment in time.
Jul. 23, 2019 12:00 pm
Education Law Center: Philadelphia’s pregnant and parenting students are ‘falling through the cracks’
A new ELC report identifies barriers pregnant and parenting students face and outlines policy changes for the School District of Philadelphia.
Mar. 5, 2019 11:38 am
This Philly art collective is helping teens deal with mental health issues
The Creative Resilience Collective gets teens to create individual and collaborative projects that explore their lived experiences and build on leadership skills.
Apr. 3, 2017 9:50 am
The Advocacy Institute is helping teens educate their peers about the tobacco industry
Ambassador Jada Rasulallah — plus her mentor, Program Coordinator Amanda Irizarry — shared the details on the youth empowerment program on "Around the Corner."
Jul. 27, 2016 3:49 pm
Mighty Writers gathered over 2,000 kids to break a world record
While sitting on the Art Museum steps and answering the writing prompt, “If I were president …” they attempted to become the “most kids age 7 to 17 writing essays at the same time and place.”