In order to achieve this goal, the You-i Lab will bring together a multidisciplinary team of national and international experts from academia, government, NGOs, the private sector, and interested faculty and students at the IPICYT-and other academic institutions. Our multidisciplinary team works with youth and for youth, in co-designing action-research methodologies and co-developing concrete data-driven projects and programs of social impact that benefit populations of young people and children in México. Projects are lead by teams of student volunteers working within You-i Lab’s Innovation Cores.
The action-research work at the You-i Lab intertwine two areas of developmental research:
(1) community Engagement, which involves working together with young people to co-develop creative ideas to address the problems of children, adolescents and youth in Mexico.