Bridging Youth Policy, Practice, and Research

The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF), a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional development organization, provides learning opportunities for policy leaders, practitioners and researchers working on youth and education issues at the national, state, and local levels.

  • New Blog Post: Narrowing the Skills Gap in 140 Characters

    Senior Policy Associate Carinne Deeds posits that the skills gap may partially be a gap in communication.

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  • AYPF Webinar: Making Sense of Personalized Learning

    This webinar explores what personalized learning looks like in practice and how it can promote students’ college and career readiness.

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  • AYPF Brief: Supporting Pathways to Long-Term Success​

    For the last two years, AYPF has examined the education and workforce barriers facing systems-involved youth. This brief explores lessons learned for promoting pathways to postsecondary education and careers for these youth.

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  • Foster, Juvenile, & Crossover Youth

    AYPF’s newest resource hub shares key information on challenges and opportunities for systems-involved youth.

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