In today’s digital-driven age, teenagers are growing up in a world that is vastly different from that of our own adolescents. The internet and social media have become integral parts of their lives, offering opportunities for learning, connection, and self-expression. However, this new digital world comes with its own set of risks, from online predators […]
For those who are familiar with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, you might recognize esteem as the fourth level of human needs. We need to feel a sense of respect, appreciation, and worth, both from others and within. When we are not given the opportunity to develop esteem, the ripples are felt far beyond our family, social circles, and community.
About two weeks ago marked the Fourth of July holiday for 2023. While the world continues with its business each year, the United States of America celebrates and recognizes this day as our founding fathers’ declaration of freedom—a political, economic, and symbolic severance from the British and the birth of a new nation. But today, what does this holiday truly mean? Some claim it is a celebration of patriotism and nationalism—pride.
Today’s youth experiences far more diversity and exposure to other cultures than previous generations. Access to technology allows them to explore the world and expand their horizons. Still, it is essential that we provide our youth with opportunities to explore, appreciate, and engage with various cultures, arts, and experiences. The more opportunities we give them […]
Written by Salmoncain Smith-Shomade Collegiate Intern – Future Foundation, Inc Who are fathers? Of course, people recognize fathers worldwide by many names in many languages. In the United States, we know them as Dad, Daddy, Pop, Grandad, Old Man, Stepfather, and by hundreds of other descriptors. But one common element unites these figures—their unconditional love […]
Did you know there are currently six living generations? According to Statista, they are, “the Greatest Generation (born before 1928); the Silent Generation (born between 1928 and 1945); the Baby Boomer Generation (from 1946 to 1964); Generation X (from 1965 to 1980); the Millennials, which make up the largest portion of the population (born from […]