Checkout AYPF’s Youth Council Microsite!
Our youth-focused page features a variety of empowering resources for youth with experiences in the juvenile-justice and foster-care systems.
Youth Public Service Award–Apply Today!
Are you age 18-26 and making a difference in your own life and the lives of others through public service? You could win a cash award of $1,500 as well as share your voice at a special AYPF event. Apply for this award by June 6! And youth advocates, please share this information with youth in your network. Application Information: AYPF 2022 Samuel Halperin Award Application Information [PDF]
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 youth marginalized by systemic inequities, 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.