IYF Blog

Elevate Rural America by Investing in Young People

A new video introduces the challenges of young people in rural Texas and how one initiative has worked to change things for the better.

Reaching Global Impact Goals Requires Strong Local Partnerships

At IYF, much of the work we do is supported by strong partnerships with corporations like McDonald’s, with whom we launched a program in Chicago known as the Youth...

At Fab Lab Atyrau, Young People are Building More than Just Robots

A Fabrication Laboratory—known as a Fab Lab—is a space where young people can develop their technical skills through hands-on STEM activities while ...

Messages from Rural America

Growing up in rural America isn’t easy, and the needs of rural communities and the young people who call them home often go overlooked. At a recent learning event ...

If You Want to Achieve the Greatest Impact, Learn to Listen

The (Re)Connecting Youth Initiative's successful first phase draws to a close, leaving a legacy from which to learn and a foundation on which to build.