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IYF Launches New DIY Video Learning Series on the Principles for Digital Development

Today, IYF launches the first video from a new series of nine training videos meant to educate IYF staff, as well as others, about the Principles for Digital Development—what they are, why they’re important, and how they can inform and...

Joseph Matalon Discusses Systems Change, Locally Led Development, and Investing in Youth

What values and passions have guided your professional life and how do those align with IYF’s values, vision, and mission?

Growing up, I was inculcated with the value—and imperative—of public service. As an IYF Board Member for going on twelve years—and now as Board Chair...

IYF Welcomes New Board Chair, A Lifelong Advocate for Locally Led Development

(Doug Becker, Dina Buchbinder Auron, and Joseph Matalon in Washington, DC.)

On September 7, at a gathering in Washington, D.C. that included current, past, and Emeritus members of IYF’s Board of Directors from around the world as well as partners and Youth Opportunity Ambassadors...

Has the Pandemic Made Us All Young Again?

Happy International Youth Day 2022! As you may know, this year's IYD theme is Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages.

The first IYD was celebrated on August 12, 2000, having...