IYF Blog

Say it Loud: Black Pride is Mental Health

Learn how young Black people can be a powerful first line of defense for mental wellness in their communities.

The Big Re-Think: Putting Youth Engagement at the Center of Digital Development

Over the past two years, IYF has transformed its in-person life skills curriculum into a multilingual, digital game-based work readiness course designed to be used by young people on their mobile phones. We call it Passport to...

How the Biden Administration Can Scale Partnerships and Private Sector Engagement at USAID

As the Biden administration takes office, the United States—and the world—has started to emerge from a year marked by unprecedented turmoil including a global pandemic, unrest sparked by social injustice, rising global unemployment, and an ever-worsening climate crisis. Under new leadership, the...

How Tech Training Creates Connections for Girls and Their Families in Jalisco, Mexico

Learn how a tech training program in Mexico is helping create critical support networks for young women. 

Co-Creating for Impact: Five Steps to More Responsive Youth Programming

Learn 5 steps for ensuring that young people's perspectives inform the services and programs designed to meet their needs.