The Pros and Cons of Online Activism

The murder of George Floyd led to an explosion of online activism, particularly amongst young people. New accounts were formed with the sole purpose of explaining issues of institutional racism to their audiences, infographics popped up everywhere, and everything from videos to petitions to GoFundMe campaigns were shared widely. Now, one year after George Floyd’s […]

How George Floyd’s Murder Changed the Way Young People Use Social Media

One year ago this week, the world watched as George Floyd was murdered by a police officer. The injustice and brutality of his death sparked protests around the US, around the world, and all across social media. On the anniversary of George Floyd’s death, we asked our Youth Advisory Board how his tragic murder impacted […]

Women’s History Month According to Our YAB: Part 2

In Part 1 of Women’s History Month According to Our Youth Advisory Board, we asked our YABbers what the biggest challenges facing women and girls today are and who we can look to for inspiration in fighting against these challenges. In Part 2 of Women’s History Month According to Our Youth Advisory Board, we ask […]

Women’s History Month According to Our YAB: Part 1

March is Women’s History Month. To honor that, we asked our Youth Advisory Board: what is the biggest challenge facing girls and women today and who is a girl or woman who has paved the way or is paving the way for fighting against this challenge. We know, we know! This was a tough couple […]

What Do Girls Say Parents Should Know about TikTok?

TikTok, which was huge before the pandemic, and it seems to be growing astronomically, as so many of us seek lighter content. Adults have now flooded the platform aimed at young people, making us wonder if teens and 20-somethings will soon flee (as happened on Facebook). That said, in case you know the name but […]