All around the world, young people are taking action for human rights!
Today we are thrilled to announce the Strategic Alliance Initiative, through which IYF will partner with a consortium of social ventures from our network to drive impact and innovation on issues affecting people and the planet.
Young people—those whose future is most threatened—have emerged as the greatest champions against climate change.
Meet a young leader who sees differences as strengths, not weaknesses.
"Being born and raised in poverty with a future bound to end in the Gulf states as a laborer, I ended the cycle of all my family finding jobs abroad by going to school."
Jessica and Francisco each started successful social ventures but have transitioned to roles at different levels of government in Peru and Spain, respectively.
Roberto Zapata, 31, discusses the human rights agenda, the importance of education, and why the 2019 Rice Award honorable mention is so significant.
"We need to prioritize young people's role in achieving the SDG's—now."
There’s a growing effort to promote young women’s employment by changing social norms, but it’s a difficult undertaking.
Developing initiatives with youth rather than for them is more likely to have a greater impact in implementation.