All Reports

What We Are Learning

Each year we receive thousands of responses from our teen surveys as well as feedback from teen focus groups, interviews, and feedback sessions. So what are we learning about teens? Explore the resources below to find out!
Importance of Belonging for Youth Hope and Well-Being
Feelings of belonging play a crucial role in youth developing strong connections with their peers and communities, figuring out who they are, and finding their place in the world.
Building Connections and Community Report
Despite numerous stressors facing young people today, ASM instructors and staff provided a safe, and engaging environment for thousands of teens in Summer 2022.
Adjusting to a New Normal
Findings suggest that while teens still face pandemic-related challenges, ASM's high-quality, relationship-based programs continue to inspire teens and more.
Summer Learning From Screen to Screen
At the height of the pandemic, teens faced elevated rates of food insecurity, financial hardship, and other adult-like stressors.

Our Approach and Impact