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Why Designing a Meaningful Youth Engagement Strategy is Like Solving a Puzzle
At IYF, we have been meaningfully engaging with young people since our founding over three decades ago. From supporting students in rural Louisiana to advocate for changes in their community
Investing in the Planet Through Green Skills Education in Mexico
Photo: UTVCO students practicing with solar cells (Source: UTVCO).
The theme of Earth Day 2023 is "Invest in Our Planet,” and at IYF, an important part of
Celebrate Neurodiversity, This Week and Every Week
This week (March 13 – 19, 2023) is Neurodiversity Celebration Week, a worldwide initiative that seeks to challenge stereotypes and misconceptions about neurological differences and change the way neurodivergent
From the IYF LibraryTransformation 2025
At the start of 2020, IYF took a critical look at the landscape for the world's young people and how our partnerships could best support them in fulfilling their potential. Armed with 30 years of experience and a successful track