Press Releases

Harvard's Making Caring Common Launches National School Campaign to Help Young People Bridge Divides, Build Stronger Communities
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Harvard's Making Caring Common project today launched a national campaign to mobilize high schools and middle schools to prepare young people to be constructive community members and citizens who create a better world. The Caring Schools #CommonGood campaign aims to motivate schools to take action to help mend our country's fractures and strengthen democracy.
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New Report Finds Young People Troubled By Romantic Relationships and Widespread Sexual Harassment
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
A new report released today suggests that many young people struggle with developing healthy romantic relationships and that rates of misogyny and sexual harassment among teens and young adults are alarmingly high. The report also suggests that, while many adults are focused on the youth “hook-up culture,” they commonly ignore or fail to address these two more pervasive problems. Titled The Talk: How Adults Can Promote Young People’s Healthy Relationships and Prevent Misogyny and Sexual Harassment, the report was published by Making Caring Common, a project of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
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Harvard's Making Caring Common Announces Second Youth Advisory Board
October 24, 2016
Making Caring Common (MCC), a project of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, today announced the members of its second annual Youth Advisory Board (YAB). The board represents a diverse group of young people who will work with Making Caring Common to make schools and communities more just, caring, and respectful places. 
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In First Comprehensive Effort of Its Kind, Leading Colleges and Universities Join Together to Reshape the College Admissions Process and Promote Concern for Others and the Common Good
January 20, 2016
The launch of the “Turning the Tide” report marks the first step in efforts of coalition to inspire concern for others in high school students, reduce achievement pressure, and create greater equity for economically diverse students.
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Harvard’s Making Caring Common Announces Inaugural Youth Advisory Boards
November 2, 2015
Diverse group of students will explore ethical and moral issues facing young people today.

Will Teen Girls Close The Gender Gap? Study Finds Unexpected Biases Against Their Leadership
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Harvard’s Making Caring Common Shares New Guidelines for Social and Emotional Learning and Moral Development
October 27, 2014
Key experts and leading organizations in the fields of social and emotional learning, character development, and moral development offer guidelines.