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Saluting Inspiring Women During Women’s History Month

Saluting Inspiring Women During Women’s History Month

Jane Ott, Senior Vice President

As another Women’s History Month arrives, we are struck by the influence that we are still feeling from the women who we highlighte

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Youth Activities and Hobbies: Before and During the Pandemic

Youth Activities and Hobbies: Before and During the Pandemic

Liz Dibley, Senior Analyst

As the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone’s lives in the past year, we’ve seen interesting trends for youth and how they’re spending their free

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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

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

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

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

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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