The YPPSP (Youth & Participatory Politics Survey Project) research team led by CathyCohen and Joseph Kahne is a project of the MacArthur Research Network on Youth & Participatory Politics(YPP). The YPP network is made up of eight scholars—Danielle Allen, Cathy Cohen, Howard Gardner,Joseph Kahne, Mimi Ito, Henry Jenkins, Elisabth Soep, and Ethan Zuckerman—working at the intersectionof youth public sphere engagement and digital media use. For more detail on YPP’s research projects see
. The YPP Network, funded under the MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Mediaand Learning Initiative, is also part of the DML Research Hub. For more on DML see
We are enormously grateful for all the support we received in conducting this study and writing this report. We are especially grateful for the guidance and feedback we received from other membersof the MacArthur Research Network on Youth and Participatory Politics: Danielle Allen, Howard Gardner,Mimi Ito, Henry Jenkins, Lissa Soep, and Ethan Zuckerman. We also greatly value the insight and assistance from Je
Brazil, Chris Evans, Sandra Mistretti, John Rogers and Joel Westheimer, Geo
rey Knox & Associ-ates, and An-Me Chung and Connie Yowell of the MacArthur Foundation. The generous support we received from the MacArthur Foundation enabled this work to take place. Of course, full responsibility for the contentof this report rests with the authors.
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