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The Lingering Effects of Youth Experiencing Disconnection

That’s according to a new report from Measure of America, a program of the Social Science Research Council, called “Two Futures: The Economic Case for Keeping Youth on Track.” The report is the first to follow a cohort of what the group terms “disconnected youth” or “opportunity youth” over the course of about fifteen years. Researchers monitored the “life trajectories” of disconnected youth at stages five, ten, and fifteen years after their experience of disconnection. —  NextCity October 18, 2018

For Immigrants, It’s Increasingly Home, Home In The ‘Burbs

This week, Urban Matters proudly launches a partnership with Measure of America, a project of the Social Science Research Council. It’s an occasional series drawn from their new report “A Portrait of New York City 2018: Well-Being in the Five Boroughs and the Greater Metro Area.” —  Urban Matters October 10, 2018