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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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Featured Blog Posts

Treat Young People Like Ta'Mya As The Experts They Are

If we want to get anywhere, young people need to be directly involved in informing and creating programming meant to address their needs and challenges. 

From Struggling Student to Social Entrepreneur: One Young Leader's Story

Meet a young leader who sees differences as strengths, not weaknesses. 

IYF's Newest Executive Team Member Brings Boots-on-the-Ground Experience and Grit

Meet our newest executive team member who arrives at a critical and exciting time in IYF's history.  

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.