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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 more than two decades of positive youth development. For media inquiries, please contact Jonathan Mudd.

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Youth Reconnection: What U.S. Practitioners Are Learning from Approaches Abroad

What’s possible when knowledge derived from diverse country contexts and disciplines is combined to create new hybrid solutions to the needs of out-of-school, out-of-work youth?

The Silicon Valley Approach to Driving Social Good

Find out what mission-driven organizations can learn from the Silicon Valley playbook. 

Don't Neglect the Orphan Cohort

In 20 years pushing for greater investment in youth development, I’ve come to see young people as an orphan cohort.

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2017 Global Youth Wellbeing Index

The Index is a call to action and guide for investment in the world's young people. Created in partnership with Hilton, it addresses seven of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and features seven domains: gender equality, economic opportunity, education, health, safety and security, citizen participation, and information and communication technology.

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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.