What is it really like to be a young person in America?
Overview of the Participants
Geographic Representation of Participants
Where You At?
Who Are They?
Quotes From MyVoicers
What motivates them to answer our questions each week?
“I do it for the gift card so I can get Christmas presents”
“I think this is super easy way to share my opinions. I’m a bit too shy to go to political rallies or protests, but this way I feel more important.”
“After I saw that article about people’s responses being used to make actual change, I showed me that giving my opinion every week actually can have an impact”
“It’s motivating knowing I can answer a simple text message and help others as I do so”
“it’s easy, gets me thinking, and i feel like i’m contributing towards something”
“I love being a part of research that could actually change policy! It’s also nice to have my voice heard without any judgement and a sense of anonymity. The dollar a week also helps :)”
“I am young so I wanted a way to make some money without TOO much work”
“It comes to my inbox and it’s usually about issues that I do have a personal stake or opinion in! I think it’s important to contribute to open dialogue.”
Who Are We
Tammy Chang, MD, MPH, MS
Matthew Davis, MD MAPP
Melissa Dejonckheere, PhD
Timothy Guetterman, PhD
Cornelius Jamison, MD MSPH
Sunghee Lee, PhD
Okeoma Mmeje, MD MPH
Michelle Moniz, MD, MSc
Noa Kim, MSI
Cathy Park, BSI
Missy Plegue, MS
Sarita Schoenebeck, PhD
Ellen Selkie, MD, MPH
Kendrin Sonneville, ScD, RD
V.G. Vinod Vydiswaran, PhD
Marika Waselewski, MPH