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Welcome to the IYF newsroom. Here you’ll find our blog posts, newsletter articles, publications, and videos. We invite you to explore what we’ve learned through three decades of positive youth development. For media inquiries, please contact Jonathan Mudd.

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Featured Blog Posts

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.

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.

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Strategy & COVID-19 Response: Transformation 2022

When COVID-19 hit with global force, the world changed around us. In the face of uncertainty, we at IYF know that transformative change requires collaboration and putting youth at the center. Find out how we are doing that by reading our full COVID-19 response (PDF), which describes how our strategic objectives are more necessary than ever and how IYF is adapting to meeting young people where they are, for the benefit of everyone.

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YouthMap Casamance: Fatmata's Story

YouthMap Casamance: Fatmata's Story

A young mother in southern Senegal has learned valuable life skills through her Passport to Success® training.

Youth Help Youth to Get Jobs

Youth Help Youth Get Jobs

Watch as Cristina, a facilitator, and Miriam, a program graduate, share the uniqueness of Youth:Work Mexico's youth-to-youth approach.