Leadership

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. 

What the Insurrection Says About Why Investing in Young People Has Never Been More Critical

Last night’s insurrection in our nation’s capital was shocking, though sadly not surprising as there were warning signs for years. Democracy is the grand American experiment, and yesterday its leaders and institutions were tested like never before. Indelible damage was done but just before 4am,...

Building a Strong, Sustainable Future Requires a Foundation of Dialogue, Empathy and Inclusion

Learn three recommendations for how to support young people to drive change in the 21st century.

Six Tips From Ambassador Trint: Advocating for Yourself at School & Work

Speaking up for yourself and the things that are important to you and asking for what you want and need is easier said than done. Oftentimes, people—especially young people—find it difficult to advocate for themselves within the workplace and school settings. They may worry about overstepping...

Insight and Inspiration: Five Takeaways From Our Future, Our Voices Virtual Summit

Learn five key takeaways from IYF's Our Future, Our Voices virtual summit. 

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Walks the Talk With 500K Investment in IYF’s Global Youth Resiliency Fund

Around the world, young women and men are driving change in their own communities and beyond. This has always been the case, but it’s been especially apparent during the COVID-19 crisis. Young people, and youth-led organizations, are on the front lines, identifying immediate challenges and needs...

IYF and Rodan + Fields Team Up to Expand the ‘Do Good’ Model to Puerto Rico

In 2018, Rodan + Fields and IYF teamed up to launch Do Good Nashville, a three-year initiative that would equip vulnerable Nashville youth with the skills, support, and...

Under a Virtual Roof: Resilience, Innovation, and Inclusion During COVID-19

Learn how virtual events are helping to keep youth movements alive during the pandemic. 

Meet Seven Young People Helping Bring IYF's Virtual Summit to Life

Learn about our upcoming virtual summit—Our Future, Our Voices—from seven young people who've helped bring it to life. 

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—...