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Featured Blog Posts

Why You Don't Need Consensus to Value Youth Voices

People like to make generalizations about youth, and, in 2018, those declarations often pertain to the ways they use the internet and technology. What's true, and what's just a stereotype?

4 Reasons to See the Promise of a Career in Logistics

Today more than ever, the field of logistics needs skilled workers and offers ample career opportunities, especially for young people.

How to Rethink 5 Misconceptions about Youth Engagement

Although there's been a global shift towards a positive youth development approach, the world still has a lot to learn.

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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.