Youth and Media Mentors are close friends, collaborators, and trusted voices that bring insight from vantage points in law, communication, journalism, youth development, and social justice work, among other areas, to critically inform the direction of the Lab. The diversity of the Mentors’ perspectives suits the style of the Lab – eclecticism is a key feature of our intellectual and programmatic agenda. We strive to complete a feedback loop between researchers, policymakers, and practitioners, all while empowering youth to direct our research and teaching efforts. As such, diverse voices and insights shed much insight on how to integrate and realize our goals. Our Mentors currently include: