Research finds that most young adults receive financial assistance from their family and that the average annual transfers is roughly $7,500. The paper, Familial Financial Assistance to Young Adults was published by the National Poverty Center and supported by the MacArthur Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood.
December 9, 2013 - Publication
A report from the Vera Institute of Justice stresses that responding to “status offenses” in court can lead to deeper juvenile justice system involvement, including detention or placement in a residential facility – outcomes that are out ... Read More
November 3, 2013 - From The Field
SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! explores how digital games can be effective environments for learning and make learning more relevant by connecting it with students’ interests. Read More
October 23, 2013 - From The Field
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new $500,000 investment to expand YOUmedia, the MacArthur-supported youth learning space that opened at the Chicago Public Library’s downtown Harold Washington Library Center in 2009 Read More