National Poll of Youth

MyVoice

MyVoice elevates the voices and experiences of young people to inform policies and programs that improve their lives.

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About Us

MyVoice is an interactive SMS platform that gathers the real-time opinions and experiences of youth across America.

Research

See some of our current research priorities and expert output across academia, popular media, and public policy advocacy.

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Are you 14-24? Join the 1,500+ participants paid to share their opinions via text message. Find out how to sign up.

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Featured News

Back to School During COVID-19: What Youth Experience and What They Need

MyVoice is here to capture the near real-time thoughts and experiences of youth in America, and that includes how 14 to 24 year olds are navigating a learning and work environment that may look and operate in radically different ways, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Latest News

COVID Contract Tracing and Youth: MyVoice on NPR

COVID Contract Tracing and Youth: MyVoice on NPR

As COVID cases rise among teens and young adults, a national public health response must quickly adapt. Speaking to NPR, Tammy Chang shared findings from the MyVoice national poll of youth. According to NPR, from June to August 2020, several counties in Michigan...

New Research: Many youth say active shooter drills are harmful

New Research: Many youth say active shooter drills are harmful

While 56% stated that drills made students more prepared for an active shooter event, there was a lack of consensus over whether they make schools safer—60% reported feeling unsafe, scared, helpless or sad as a result of experiencing active shooter drills.

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