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