A Decade Undone: Youth Disconnection in the Age of Coronavirus
Source: Social Science Research Council
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Social Science Research Council, Youth, Youth of Transition Age
This report uses data from 2400 public use microdata areas to identify disconnected youth, that is youth who are not involved in school or work. They project that the outcome of the pandemic may well be that one in four youth will be disconnected, leading to significant mental health problems. These effects are likely to be felt more in low-income communities of color.