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.
October 28, 2014 - Publication
A report from John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health identifies effective interventions to improve young people’s sexual and reproductive health. Read More
October 24, 2014 - Publication
A report from the John Howard Association of Illinois explores how young people who have been tried, convicted and imprisoned as adults understand and perceive the process, and makes a number of recommendations for improving it. Read More
October 23, 2014 - From The Field
MacArthur and several Chicago partners brought together Microsoft Researcher danah boyd and Hive Chicago Learning Network Director Sam Dyson for a discussion on how social media is affecting teens’ lives. Read More