IYF Blog

Want to Make an Impact? Support These Community-Based Organizations That Serve Black Youth

Meet our amazing community-based partners who support Black youth—not only in times of crisis, but always.

3 Recommendations for How Leadership Can Help Staff Thrive in Times of Crisis

Laura Mendoza, IYF Program Coordinator for the Americas, speaks from experience about effective leadership during times of crisis. 

COVID Check-In: 4 Young Women in Mexico Share Their Experiences During Lockdown

Four young women in Mexico remain hopeful despite the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19.

IYF Recognizes Juneteenth as a Holiday for U.S. Staff, the First Step Towards Critical Transformation

Learn the 4 priority areas of action IYF has identified in working to become anti-racist.

How Young People in Louisiana are Making an Impact on Mental Health Policy Decisions

Last year, the Teen Advisory Committee (TAC)—a body of 30+ teens from schools across North West Louisiana—decided data was needed to back up their assertion that policy makers should address the issue of teen mental...