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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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A YouthBeat Spotlight: Starring Hispanic Teens

A YouthBeat Spotlight: Starring Hispanic Teens

Mary McIlrath, Senior Vice President

At C+R Research, our YouthBeat® and CultureBeat teams collaborate closely to understand multicultural youth and families’ circumstances and needs.

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2020's Back To School Shuffle - Part 3

2020's Back To School Shuffle - Part 3

Liz Dibley, Senior Research Analyst

Our YouthBeat® panelists have had a lot to say about going to school this fall through our Say What? Video Journals. 

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