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From our youth

Listen: How Cancel Culture Affects Our Teens

Youth Avenue is a podcast produced by the Healthy Digital Futures Youth Research Team at Beam Center. It examines issues around digital spaces and the way youth interact with them, and is backed by original research done by the team.

In this episode, the team discusses cancel culture - how they’ve seen and experienced it on social media, the pros and cons of cancelling someone, and how to make the act of cancelling better serve its purpose.

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What We’ve Learned By Listening to Youth

From an educator

Stephanie Alphee from Digital Harbor Foundation shares her response to "What kind of mindset and behaviors do you need as an adult to best show up for your young people?"

How might you listen to young folks more deeply?