From tokenism to authentic youth engagement

  Youth engagement has gained momentum in many fields that work closely with young people, including youth programs and services, youth organizations, schools, and other institutions working to help young people thrive. Youth-focused organizations thrive to implement youth engagement practices that capture the voice of young people they serve. While it is important to recognize … Continue reading From tokenism to authentic youth engagement

Minimizing ‘the noise’: Why I deleted my LinkedIn account

What do you need to do when an online platform intended for professional networking and growing your career turns into a nuance to your everyday life? You need to cut it. My disdain for social media continues to grow more and more each day. I am completely, albeit a bit alarmingly, obsessed with the idea of … Continue reading Minimizing ‘the noise’: Why I deleted my LinkedIn account

how to fill our days

This short piece was written in a heat-of-the-moment realization that hit me at 6:00am while drinking a Blonde Vanilla Almond Milk Latte (so good!) at Starbucks (I'm still *internally* boycotting them) and musing over this article  before heading to work. It's part critical self-awareness, and part caffeine-induced rant.  Busyness has become a badge of honor in our … Continue reading how to fill our days