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Framing Adolescent Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 1, 2020

As COVID-19 disrupts some of the necessary conditions for healthy adolescent development, many working in sectors of youth development, education, and adolescent health have launched efforts to respond to these new realities. This report offers five ways to reframe the conversation about adolescent development and provides powerful alternatives to media portrayals of adolescents as selfish, dangerous, and at risk.