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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 more than two decades of positive youth development. For media inquiries, please contact Jonathan Mudd.

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We Must Follow Young Women's Lead and Take Action

Leading up to Day of the Girl 2019, I was thinking a lot about climate change warrior Greta Thunberg’s cautionary advice to members of Congress.

On Day of the Girl, Hear from 11 Young Women About the Rights That Matter Most

Earlier this week, She’s the First and partner organizations unveiled a Global Girls Bill of Rights which will be presented at

Invest in Meaningful Innovation: Join Us in Partnering with Social Ventures Started by Young People

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. 

From the IYF Library

2017 Global Youth Wellbeing Index

The Index is a call to action and guide for investment in the world's young people. Created in partnership with Hilton, it addresses seven of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and features seven domains: gender equality, economic opportunity, education, health, safety and security, citizen participation, and information and communication technology.

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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.