The fact sheets examine the transition to adulthood for two groups of youth using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1997 cohort. Low-income African Americans are compared to low-income white youth, and youth from low-income "high-work" families are compared to low-income youth from moderate-work and nonworking (i.e., low-work) families.Author: Marla Mcdaniel.
Given our interest in the role of natural mentors in the lives of African American youth, and the comparatively smaller percentages of White and Biracial participants, we elected to conduct our analyses only using data collected from the African American participants in this study. Our sample included 615 African American emerging adults.Cited by: 145.
Rarely are within-group differences among African American men explored in the context of mental health and well-being. Though current conceptual and empirical studies on depression among African American men exists, these studies do not offer a framework that considers how this disorder manifests over the adult life course for African American men.Cited by: 59.
Youth who identify as LGBTQ; pregnant and parenting youth; youth with special needs or disabilities, and youth of color, particularly African-American and Native American youth, are also more likely to become homeless. Ending Homelessness for Youth and Young Adults.