With your financial support and commitment, AYPF will continue to educate and inform policymakers about strategies that work to help young people, particularly vulnerable youth, succeed in the modern workplace, become lifelong learners, and be engaged citizens.
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 Santos Amaya Guevara’s winning essay, click here.
To read runner up Harrison Rodriguez’s essay, click here.
To read runner up I-Ra Abubaker’s essay, click here.
Check out the video below to learn more about this year’s winner!
The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF), a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional development organization based in Washington, DC, provides learning opportunities for policy leaders, practitioners, and researchers working on youth and education issues at the national, state, and local levels. AYPF’s events and policy reports are made possible by the support of a consortium of philanthropic foundations. For a complete list, click here.
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