IYF Blog

Support Victims of Cyclone Idai: Every Contribution Counts

On Monday, March 25, we're proudly joining colleagues, partners, and friends in Maputo, Mozambique to convene a critical discussion about youth inclusive systems amidst a tragedy that impacts youth directly.

In the wake of...

Youth Reconnection: What U.S. Practitioners Are Learning from Approaches Abroad

What’s possible when knowledge derived from diverse country contexts and disciplines is combined to create new hybrid solutions to the needs of out-of-school, out-of-work youth?

Passion, Purpose, and Penguins: Wisdom from the C-Suite on International Women's Day

It’s estimated that women comprise close to 75 percent of the nonprofit workforce. That’s a fact worth celebrating…as long as we don’t lose sight of the gender gap that still persists in the leadership ranks. The unfortunate truth is, only 45 percent of nonprofit CEOs are women, and that figure...

Rise Together: Overcoming Self-Doubt and Other Invisible Barriers

Not all barriers are external; some—like self-doubt and self-censorship—originate within.

Black Youth Have Answers and Agency: Development Can Bring Resources and Deep Listening

"Sometimes, [young people] only need access to opportunities, and someone to listen deeply."