Historically underserved youth

  • JuventudES (2022-present)

    The most recent diagnosis conducted by GOYN on Opportunity Youth in Mexico City revealed that, in 2020, there were 617,950 young people aged 15-29 who were disconnected from work, education or training, or who had a temporary job.

  • Youth Opportunity (2018-present)

    The International Youth Foundation launched the Youth Opportunity (YO) initiative in Chicago in the summer of 2018 with funding from the McDonald’s Corporation.

  • Google IT Support Professional Certificate—Colombia (2021–2022)

    Today, the information technology (IT) sector is booming. Companies are investing more in IT services, as the management and exchange of information have become essential to both internal and external business operations across sectors.

  • Positive Youth Engagement (2021–Present)

    Palestinian young people describe daunting issues driving their feelings of marginalization, including social isolation, economic marginalization, violence, and poor quality of life, among other challenges.

  • Google IT Support Professional Certificate—Mexico (2019-present)

    Developed by IYF, the "Certificado Profesional de Soporte de TI de Google" program offers Google's highly valuable Certification along with a socio-emotional skills curriculum (PTS) and work readiness skills development.

  • Skills for Success (2021-present)

    The rapid development of communication and sharing of information has profoundly affected how organizations conduct business.

  • Do Good Program (2018-2022)

    Launched in 2018, the Do Good portfolio started as a three-year initiative of IYF and Rodan + Fields Prescription for Change Foundation to equip Nashville youth, ages 14-18, from marginalized communities with the skills, support, and opportunities

  • En Trayecto (2020-present)

    The state of Chihuahua, notable for its GDP growth and one of the highest rates of formal employment in Mexico, still presents a challenging employment landscape for marginalized youth.

  • Skills for Prosperity Mexico (2020-present)

    IYF is part of the awarded consortium that will increase Mexico’s capacity to build an inclusive education-to-employment ecosystem that generates more productive and equitable skills sectors improving employability, employment opportunities and ea

  • Syrian Refugee Employability Program (2017-2018)

    Started in 2017, this initiative marks IYF's first time working to support refugees and aligns with our unwavering dedication to reaching underserved youth around the world.