Research

Since 2015, Young Parent Elevation Network (YPEN) Founder, Jennifer Okosun has collected research from top national experts on the young parent population regarding their health and personal development. Below is a few research articles she has used to developed the PowerSkills Academy program.

Promoting Strengths and Resilience in Single-Mother Families – 2017 Taylor & Conger – Child Development

Understanding Young-Parent Families – 2018 Urban Institute – Nathan Sick, Shayne Spaulding, and Yuju Park