The Value of Black Lives
AYPF stands with the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many other Black and Brown individuals and families affected by racism. Read AYPF Executive Director Stephanie McGencey’s statement about how AYPF seeks to surface solutions that demonstrate our commitment to justice and support of all Black children and youth.
AYPF has wide-ranging expertise in a myriad of education, youth, and workforce policy topics. To gain a more comprehensive view of our focus areas, click on the following topics:
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Images of Teachers and Students in Action
AYPF focuses on improving policies and practices that impact traditionally underserved youth, ages 14 – 25. This includes youth who are in school and those who have left school and are not in education, training, or the workforce. To gain a more comprehensive view about the youth at the center of our work, click on a highlighted population.
The Latest from our Blog
- April 15, 2020
Logan Beyer writes how COVID-19 disproportionately impacts communities of color, low-income areas & children from traditionally underserved backgrounds.
- March 24, 2020
Rebecca Lavinson writes about a collaborative learning journey to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
- March 10, 2020
Monica Evans writes about strengthening the education workforce through enhanced preparation to prevent shortages & improve student outcomes.