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Curious to learn what happens inside our lab? We’re building connections across sectors, advancing the speed of research, encouraging intergenerational collaboration, and nurturing opportunities and investments to create products that advance mental health and well-being outcomes for young people.

 

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Meet four young changemakers shaking up the status quo and leveraging technology to address how their identities intersect relevant issues.

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It is important to make clear our collective understanding of how intertwined a variety of issues are with youth mental health and well-being so that we can co-create solutions with young people.

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Changing the conversation around mental health requires advocacy at every level. We partnered with Active Minds to share this important content about the role youth and young adults play in mental health legislation.

As digital natives, Gen Z is most familiar with navigating social media and digital platforms and should have a prominent role in co-creating policies, including KOSA, that impact them directly.

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InStride raises $30 million in Series B funding to support increased access to specialty outpatient care for pediatric anxiety and OCD

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We feature Gaurang Choksi, Violet’s Founder and CEO in our ongoing series spotlighting the health equity objectives of leaders within Hopelab’s Ventures portfolio.

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Hazel’s team is working to deliver culturally competent care at scale. Dr. Travis Gayles, Hazel’s Chief Health Officer, shares his thoughts on the benefits of creating a culture of prevention within the healthcare system.

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The first-ever interagency Youth Policy Summit marks a critical step in acknowledging the importance of creating spaces for intergenerational and interdisciplinary collaboration.

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During Black History Month, we reflect on the resilience and wisdom of Black individuals and communities. Tracey Kirui shares her inspiration from Civil Rights leader Marsha P. Johnson.

Dr. Charity Brown Griffin uplifts the wisdom of Ella Baker, a Civil Rights activist who recognized the brilliance of Black students could be harnessed to address racial injustices, segregation, and discrimination in the South.

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As we head into Black History Month, Bruny Kenou challenges us to live with more joy and fulfillment by embracing the wisdom of bell hooks.

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Hopelab spotlights the leadership of Ashley Edwards, Founder and CEO of MindRight Health, who creates more equitable health outcomes for underserved communities.