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Halcyon's 52:52:52 campaign on this site and on Twitter will start in 2021. It will help you address 52 issues with 52 responses over 52 weeks.

Part consultancy, part thinktank, part social enterprise, Halcyon helps you prepare for and respond to personal, organisational and societal change.

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Halcyon monitors change for more than 150 key elements of life.

What's Changing? - Youth



Please see below selected recent youth-related change.


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November 2020


September 2020

  • More young adults are moving back in with their parents in the wake of the coronavirus. 52% of young Americans live with their parents. The last time people cohabitated like this was during the Great Depression, noted Future Today Institute.


August 2020


May 2020

  • The experience of youth is marked by a series of milestones - not least the public exams and graduation ceremonies that were cancelled all over the world by the coronavirus pandemic. Such initiation rites matter. They forge lifelong memories. Universities and students plugged this gap with ingenuity. In Japan, robots were mobilised to stand in for graduates accepting their scrolls of honour; and in Georgia, a group of students replicated the real-life experience of a graduation ceremony in the virtual world of the video game, Minecraft


May 2019

  • Youth around the world planned to strike, again, for climate action. The Fridays for Future movement, inspired by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, planned over 2,000 demonstrations in more than 200 countries on every continent.


October 2018

  • More than 9 out of ten teenagers in Kenya, Mexico, China, Nigeria, and India are positive about their futures, according to a new IPSOS poll. Their optimism contrasts with bleaker outlooks in Europe, where just 65 percent of teens in Sweden, 70 percent in France, and fewer than 80 percent in Germany and the UK see brighter days ahead.


September 2018