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Young People Changing History: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act in the United States

As Americans celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which banned discrimination by race, religion, or gender in areas like schools, public facilities, and...

Who Inspires You on International Women's Day?

This year's theme for International Women's Day, "Inspiring Change," prompted me to rethink what truly inspires me about the young change makers I've met over the years. Initially I think of the social...

Young People Offer Innovative Strategies to Promote Financial Inclusion

Editor’s note:  This blog post was originally posted on the YouthTech blog, which is hosted by new IYF partner Child Youth Finance International.

While many of us are simply worrying about the challenges ahead...

A Young Filmmaker Takes on the Struggle for Gay Rights

Last week, on the same day that the nation’s attention was focused on the US Supreme Court  in Washington, DC, as it grappled...