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What This Young Activist Wants You to Know About Advancing the Human Rights Agenda

Roberto Zapata, 31, discusses the human rights agenda, the importance of education, and why the 2019 Rice Award honorable mention is so significant. 

Reaching Global Impact Goals Requires Strong Local Partnerships

At IYF, much of the work we do is supported by strong partnerships with corporations like McDonald’s, with whom we launched a program in Chicago known as the Youth...

At Fab Lab Atyrau, Young People are Building More than Just Robots

A Fabrication Laboratory—known as a Fab Lab—is a space where young people can develop their technical skills through hands-on STEM activities while ...

If You Want to Achieve the Greatest Impact, Learn to Listen

The (Re)Connecting Youth Initiative's successful first phase draws to a close, leaving a legacy from which to learn and a foundation on which to build.