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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

What It Takes To Be a Social Entrepreneur—an Interview With Melanie Tran

Meet changemaker Melanie Tran as she shares insight and inspiration from her journey as a social entrepreneur. 

How Will You Change the World?

Voices of Social Change is a free online short course launching Feb. 24.

Building Skills, Confidence, and Community in Washington, DC

Meet IYF partner Latin American Youth Center in Washington, DC, and learn about the work they love and the young people who inspire them.

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.