Young People’s Voices Are Key to Recovery

Thursday, May 21, 2020

NEW HAVEN, CT -- Laura McCargar, president of the Perrin Family Foundation, recent op-ed in CT Mirror's CT Viewpoints, lifts up youth voice during the coronavirus pandemic. She recommends three ways to start recognizing youth perspective: acknowledge that young people hold multiple identities; explicitly name and address the deeply entrenched race and class inequities in our state which create and perpetuate the structural obstacles and barriers young people face; talk with young people, not about them.

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