YTH: Youth, Tech, Health–Shaping Youth Interviews YTH Jamia Wilson

Mar. 29, 2014 Like a teen whose spirited, edgy adolescence evolved toward bold innovation, I’ve watched YTH.org "grow up" as an organization over time, expanding and emerging into one of the most … [Read more...]

Archery: Using Media To Get Kids Outside, Into STEM, and More

Aug. 20, 2016 Update Adding this report on the acceleration of archery as a sport for young girls, from the resource rich data gleaned from the fabulous Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. … [Read more...]

Gen Y Book Launch: Coming of Age in a Crap Economy

July 12, 2011 Lately my generational layers have been interwoven like an Etsy blankie... Between my sandwich generation eldercare/teen scene and my Gen X and Gen Y nephews making the best of jobs … [Read more...]

Youth Ask Award Shows: Who’s Calling The Shots?

Feb. 26, 2011 Last Sunday in the New York Times, a full page paid “open letter” from 20-year music industry veteran Steve Stoute lambasted the gaming of the Grammys with full tilt incredulity for the … [Read more...]

Top 20 Youth Marketing Bloggers: Shaping Youth Is One of ‘Em!

Just when you thought I’d stay on topic and wrap up our ‘All Things Girl’ week I’m zinging one more post in a different direction (humor me, it’s the holidays, time to … [Read more...]

Dream It. Do It. Youth Grants For Social Change in Virtual Worlds

PDiddy-Puff Daddy-Diddy dude step aside, as THIS is the kind of D.I.D.I. initiative that I want to see out there!!! D.I.D.I. stands for Dream It. Do It…An Ashoka Youth Venture effort with … [Read more...]

“Check It Out! I Got A Sponsor For My Race!” A Wellness Media Mashup

Belated congratulations to our own Shaping Youth Nutrition MA, RD, and ACSM Certified Health Fitness Correspondent Rebecca Scritchfield, (yes, those letters ALL matter, as she’s worked her tail … [Read more...]

Got 5 Friends? Google Maps + Celebrities Rock the Vote

Got 5 minutes? Watch this video. Got 5 friends? Tell ‘em to register NOW to vote. Some states close their voter registration in less than 72 hours, as early as October 4th. (deadlines for … [Read more...]