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The State of Religion and Young People


Reconnecting America's Loneliest Generation


Publisher: Saint Mary’s Press

ISBN: 978-1-64121-089-8

Item Number: STMR-210898

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Nearly 1/3 of young people say they have no trusted adults in their lives.
35% say they have no one to turn to when they feel stressed.
How do we help young people find a place to belong—where they are noticed, named, and known?

In Belonging: Reconnecting America’s Loneliest Generation, Springtide shares new research about the landscape of loneliness drawn from their national study. Their study has revealed epidemic levels of isolation among young people and has shown why participation does not equate to belonging.

Springtide's research has also uncovered how you can cultivate thriving, relationship-driven programs that truly connect with young people: Simply put, you are the solution. The presence of just one trusted adult in the life of a young person cuts severe isolation in half. Building this sense of true belonging in young people is a process you can easily weave into your work with them.

Using their unique, research-based Belongingness Process, Belonging will show you how and what you can do to help young people feel noticed, named, and known so that you can turn the tide on the epidemic of loneliness for the newest generations. Paperback, 7.25 x 9.25, 76 pages. (©2020)

Weight: 0.475 lbs


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