Informing Youth Policy, Improving Youth Outcomes

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.

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  • 20 March 2018

    2018 Halperin Youth Public Service Award Essays

    This year we are pleased to feature three essays written by Santos Amaya Guevara, Harrison Rodriguez and I-Ra Abubaker. Despite facing barriers and challenges, these three young people have demonstrated the spirit of and commitment to public service. To read

  • 9 March 2018

    Detroit Out-of-School Time Leadership Forum

    Partner Websites: The Skillman Foundation Youth Development Resource Center Overview: The Skillman Foundation, the Detroit Youth Development Resource Center (YDRC), and the American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) hosted an Out-of-School Time (OST) Leadership Forum in Detroit, Michigan on Friday, March

  • 20 February 2018

    Trends and Opportunities in Accountability for Alternative Education

    This webinar is part one of a three-part series. To learn more and register for part two of the series, click here. Overview Discussion of alternative education is growing across the country as states and districts look for ways to

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