Livelihoods

Caroline: Dreaming Big in Brazil

After finishing high school in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Caroline couldn’t find a job. Through Rede Cidadã, a national civil society organization, she gained critical life skills, work experience, and renewed hope for the future.

Young Researchers in Baltimore Provide Insights into Opportunity Youth Everywhere

A new report published by Annie E. Casey Foundation presents globally-relevant research from Baltimore.

In Palestine, from Dreamer to Entrepreneur

Read the story of Zeinah, a mother of six learning valuable skills as she pursues entrepreneurship.

5 Ways Companies are Innovating for Impact in Youth Employment

The world’s young people won’t have the opportunity to reach their full potential without a concerted global effort.

Why Being Entrepreneurial Isn’t Just for Founders & CEOs

Why must we focus on lifelong learning?

In the Future of Work, 4 Changes

Learn highlights from "Four Ways Work will Change," from the Stanford Graduate School of Business blog.

World Bank Study Explores Mobility Across Generations

How can young people break free from generational cycles of poverty?

Explore the 2017 Global Youth Wellbeing Index Website

A new youth development resource, www.youthindex.org, makes data and analysis readily accessible.

Christian Science Monitor Features Rutas Initiative in Mexico

An IYF initiative in the country is reducing dropout rates and connecting young people to employment.

5 Ways to Advance Youth Economic Opportunities

The world urgently needs to invest in youth economic opportunities.