We are a community of human development and education scholars investigating pathways to positive development among urban adolescents of color: how ethnic minority youth navigate and construct their identities in urban schools, neighborhoods, and communities; how and in what ways various social contexts impact positive identity development among urban ethnic minority adolescents; and how positive identity development relate to other indicators of health and well-being specifically among urban youth of color.
Examining how resilience occurs among Black male adolescents in the juvenile justice system
Investigating how race, diversity and culture are experienced in urban youth programs
Studies how restorative justice practice and discipline impact students’ well-being and success
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