IYF Blog

Why You Don't Need Consensus to Value Youth Voices

People like to make generalizations about youth, and, in 2018, those declarations often pertain to the ways they use the internet and technology. What's true, and what's just a stereotype?

4 Reasons to See the Promise of a Career in Logistics

Today more than ever, the field of logistics needs skilled workers and offers ample career opportunities, especially for young people.

How to Rethink 5 Misconceptions about Youth Engagement

Although there's been a global shift towards a positive youth development approach, the world still has a lot to learn.

A Future Youth Want: 2017 IYF Annual Report

For 28 years, IYF has drawn inspiration from the youth we serve and benefitted from their insight as we’ve worked to connect them with the skills, opportunities, and support they need to thrive.

What Foster Youth Need: Radical Human Connection

 For two former foster youth who traveled from America’s heartland to Latin America’s third largest city, the trip revealed just how much they share in common with their distant peers.