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Mandela Inspired a Generation of Young People to Realize Their Potential: We Must Follow His Lead

Over the past few weeks, people around the world have been celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela, including many of us at the International Youth Foundation. Our Program Director for Africa, Matthew...

Changing How Youth Adapt to Change: Fishing 2.0

 
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The Spirit of the Olympics Needs to Flourish in Every Community

Like millions of others around the world, I’ve been glued to the TV for days watching the drama of the Olympics unfold in my living room. My favorite events were diving and gymnastics, perhaps because I competed in those sports as a kid. I also loved watching the games for their ability to unite...

A Soccer Tournament Unites Youth from North to South

On a hot summer day, one day before the start of the holy month of Ramadan, in one of Jordan’s largest parks, Al Hussein National Park, more than a hundred Youth:Work Jordan (YWJ) program participants traveled all the way from Irbid to M’aan to play their favorite sport: soccer.

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