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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—...

Want to Make an Impact? Support These Community-Based Organizations That Serve Black Youth

Meet our amazing community-based partners who support Black youth—not only in times of crisis, but always.

COVID Check-In: 4 Young Women in Mexico Share Their Experiences During Lockdown

Four young women in Mexico remain hopeful despite the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19.

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.

Actions Speak Louder Than Words: What I Learned About Youth Voice at a Youth-Led March in Baltimore

Young people in Baltimore call out systemic racism and take action for social justice.

IYF Issues Bold COVID-19 Response Strategy, Emphasizes Critical Role Young People Play in Recovery and Rebuilding

Learn from CEO Susan Reichle about why IYF's COVID-19 response strategy puts young people at the center of recovery efforts.  

Rebuilding a Post-Pandemic World Means Investing in Young People to Lead the Charge

This week, IYF President & CEO Susan Reichle shared IYF's perspective, priorities, and plan for investing in and working with young leaders and communities.

Yesterday, Reichle spoke as part of...

Why We Signed The NGO Climate Compact

Here's why we're proud to join more than 80 other organizations in signing the InterAction NGO Climate Compact.

From Shoes to Masks: How One Small Business Is Pivoting to Make a Difference—and Survive COVID-19

Meet a small business owner who's finding a way to keep his business alive while making an impact during the COVID-19 crisis. 

We Came Together to Protest Gender-Based Violence in Mexico

In Mexico, IYF staff join thousands to march against gender-based violence. Hear from one of these brave young women.