march for our lives

On Saturday, March 24, thousands of young people will gather in Washington, DC, and other cities across the country and around the world for the March for Our Lives demonstration to end gun violence in our communities and schools. Many educators and youth development leaders are thrilled that young people are “finding their voice” on a […]

The findings of Search Institute’s Don’t Forget the Families Study make the case for re-examining assumptions about family engagement, the family’s roles in young people’s lives, and the fundamental ways schools, organizations, and systems should relate to parenting adults. The implications of this study require six shifts in how schools, youth programs, and coalitions think […]

This is the last of our 6-part series on family relationships. Click to read parts one and two, three, four and five.  All of the blog posts in this series are focused on how families can use Search Institute’s Developmental Relationship Framework–the key elements of strong relationships–as their kids transition to middle or high school.] […]

This is part four of our 6-part series on family relationships. Click to read parts one and two and three.  All of the blog posts in this series are focused on how families can use Search Institute’s Developmental Relationship Framework–the key elements of strong relationships–as their kids transition to middle or high school. When they’re […]