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The BLM Movement And Youth: Where Are They Now?

The BLM Movement And Youth: Where Are They Now?

Liz Dibley, Senior Analyst

As we celebrate Black History Month, the YouthBeat® team thought it would be a good time to check on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and youth. Previously, we:

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Thoughts From ChiTAG and the Consumer Electronics Show

Thoughts From ChiTAG and the Consumer Electronics Show

Mary McIlrath, Senior Vice President

Late in 2018, I was presenting to a kids media company, and the inevitable question came at the end: “What do you think will be the next big thing?” I replied, “Did you watch the Bandersnatch episode…

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Youth Outlook for 2021

Youth Outlook for 2021

Rhonda Eviston, Senior Director

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a curveball into the lives of all youth, upending their daily lives in ways they had never imagined. From canceled proms to Zoom-school, big and small challenges…

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Families Get Their Game Faces On

Families Get Their Game Faces On

Mary McIlrath, Senior Vice President

Didn’t get that PS5 you wanted for the holidays (and didn’t want to pay outrageous re-seller prices*)? Never fear. The gaming world has plenty more to offer for digital entertainment, and the…

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YouthBeat’s Year In Review – 2020 Edition

YouthBeat’s Year In Review – 2020 Edition

Mary McIlrath, Senior Vice President

With much of 2020 in the rearview mirror, and youth looking ahead to a gradually healthier, more normalized 2021, we pause to look back at the milestone events that shaped the past year. Even while…

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The Modern Old-Fashioned Family Holidays

The Modern Old-Fashioned Family Holidays

Mary McIlrath, Senior Vice President

Amid the pandemic of 2020, families are getting creative in their ways to maintain festive traditions. They might not be able to snap a selfie with a mall Santa, but they can feast on family…

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Ghosts And Goblins 2020 Style

Ghosts And Goblins 2020 Style

Rhonda Eviston, Senior Director

Our YouthBeat® panel has some new and some traditional plans for celebrating Halloween this year. See what they have to say from our Say What? Video Journals: 

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October 13th Is the New Black Friday

October 13th Is the New Black Friday

Mary McIlrath, Senior Vice President

So, shopping has been crazy for families this year, trying to stay on top of having enough hand sanitizer and snacks. Back to School season was so strange that we wrote three blogs about it—and it…

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