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On International Youth Day, IYF's Young Leaders Respond to Five Key Questions

Today, August 12, is International Youth Day. It’s a day the world has recognized every year for two decades, but this year feels different. Not because the day itself has changed, but because the world has.

This year’s IYD theme—...

3 Recommendations for How Leadership Can Help Staff Thrive in Times of Crisis

Laura Mendoza, IYF Program Coordinator for the Americas, speaks from experience about effective leadership during times of crisis. 

IYF Recognizes Juneteenth as a Holiday for U.S. Staff, the First Step Towards Critical Transformation

Learn the 4 priority areas of action IYF has identified in working to become anti-racist.

How Young People in Louisiana are Making an Impact on Mental Health Policy Decisions

Last year, the Teen Advisory Committee (TAC)—a body of 30+ teens from schools across North West Louisiana—decided data was needed to back up their assertion that policy makers should address the issue of teen mental...