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Welcome to the IYF newsroom. Here you’ll find our blog posts, newsletter articles, publications, and videos. We invite you to explore what we’ve learned through three decades of positive youth development. For media inquiries, please contact Jonathan Mudd.

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Featured Blog Posts

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.

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 ma

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Strategy & COVID-19 Response: Transformation 2022

When COVID-19 hit with global force, the world changed around us. In the face of uncertainty, we at IYF know that transformative change requires collaboration and putting youth at the center. Find out how we are doing that by reading our full COVID-19 response (PDF), which describes how our strategic objectives are more necessary than ever and how IYF is adapting to meeting young people where they are, for the benefit of everyone.

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YouthMap Casamance: Fatmata's Story

YouthMap Casamance: Fatmata's Story

A young mother in southern Senegal has learned valuable life skills through her Passport to Success® training.

Youth Help Youth to Get Jobs

Youth Help Youth Get Jobs

Watch as Cristina, a facilitator, and Miriam, a program graduate, share the uniqueness of Youth:Work Mexico's youth-to-youth approach.