IYF Blog

With McDonald's, We're Bringing Youth Opportunity to D.C. Metro Area

The Youth Opportunity initiative, piloted in Chicago, comes to D.C. and Maryland.

Meet 2 Young Social Entrepreneurs Driving Change from Inside Government

Jessica and Francisco each started successful social ventures but have transitioned to roles at different levels of government in Peru and Spain, respectively.

Your Zip Code Shouldn't Determine Your Destiny, in Chicago or Anywhere

"We want to be that connected neighbor who helps qualified candidates get the jobs they want by making the introduction, advocating for them, and getting their resume to the top of the pile."

How Learning Outside the Classroom Can Lead to Growth Opportunities for Young People

Not all learning happens in a classroom. Learn about impactful moments from the Youth Opportunity initiative in Chicago. 

4 Methods for Addressing Rural Youth Needs Holistically

What if real progress lies, not in top-down, one-size-fits-all solutions, but in incremental, grassroots-driven change?