Tips for Working with Youth

July 25, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Age, Youth

Originally posted on Advocates for Youth. Be open to and nonjudgmental about young people’s insights and suggestions. Let them know that their involvement is important. Take advantage of the expertise that teens offer. Young people know about, and should be encouraged to share the needs of their community. Affirm this input. Make sure youth will … Read More

Here Is When Each Generation Begins and Ends, According to Facts

July 19, 2018By DPC EditorAdults, Millennials, Parents, Resources By Age, Third-Third, Youth

By Philip Bump, originally posted on The Atlantic. We can all agree that Millennials are the worst. But what is a Millennial? A fight between The New York Times and Slate inspired us to try and figure that out. After the Times ran a column giving employers tips on how to deal with Millennials (for example, they need regular naps) (I didn’t read the article; … Read More

Millennials Losing Faith: Reinventing Meaning in a World Without Religion

May 25, 2018By DPC EditorMillennials, Resources By Age

Originally posted at The Atlantic. In the United States, 25 percent of young adults under age 30 do not claim affiliation with any particular religion—twice as many as their parents’ generation. What does this mean for communities of faith as young Americans increasingly turn away from such identity-forming institutions? Outside of those traditional religious institutions, … Read More

Letter of Thanks to Teachers

May 7, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

Originally posted on Made to Flourish. What this is: This is a letter a church wrote to teachers in their community to thank them for their work. It is a good example of a “workplace affirmation.” Dear Teacher, Pastor [name] tells a story from his youth.  He was about 10 years old, his father, who was in the navy … Read More

How to be Tech-Wise: Growing in Wisdom that Guides our Actions

April 10, 2018By DPC EditorMillennials, Resources By Topic, Society, Youth

by Luke Bobo, originally posted on Made to Flourish. Family. Work. Technology. These three spheres of life are inextricably bound together, each influencing our lives in positive and negative ways. Technology, while touted as time-saving, can encroach on both family time and moral character formation within the home. We praise technological advances, yet these same … Read More