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- February 3, 2023
Equitable Pathways to Opportunities for Young People
AYPF Youth Policy Consultants share insights on creating equitable pathways to opportunities for youth.
- August 10, 2022
Access to Higher Education: Supports for Homeless and Foster Youth
Rachelle discusses the need for supporting access to higher education for homeless and foster youth, and offers possible solutions.
- July 8, 2022
Make No Choice Without Youth Voice
Kameryn discusses youth engagement--her experience, research on the topic, and AYPF's strategy.
- January 26, 2022
For Native Education, Community Is the Answer
Kameryn discusses challenges for Native youth in education systems and what to do about them.
- October 28, 2021
Teaching for Change
Keesha introduces Teaching for Change, with an introduction from Stephanie, AYPF's executive director.
- October 8, 2021
COVID-19 Learning Gap: Leveraging Federal Funding and the Power of Community Schools
Kameryn discusses the benefits of community schools, particularly during the pandemic.
- July 1, 2021
How and Why Child Abuse Goes Undetected and What We Can Do About It
Taylor writes about challenges faced by children, parents, and potential reporters in the United States and how those challenges explain inconsistencies in rep…
- December 1, 2020
Research-Policymaker COVID-19 Collaboration: Lessons from Boston’s Summer Jobs Program
Based on a recent webinar, Loretta Goodwin outlines the factors that made the Boston’s summer jobs program partnership a success, and reflects on lessons learn…
- November 18, 2020
Actions to “Gift” Youth Experiencing Homelessness This Holiday Season
As the holidays approach, Maria Duarte asks us to remember those most in need & to mitigate the COVID-19 impact on young people experiencing homelessness.
- October 13, 2020
Top Ten Ways to Engage Students in Deeper Learning during COVID
Dr. Loretta Goodwin considers how educators can help students remain engaged, motivated, & learning during COVID-19.
- July 21, 2020
The Impact of COVID-19 Through the Lens of Foster Youth and Justice-Involved Youth
After a series of focus groups, Maria Duarte & Nicole Chandonnet share research alongside youth voices relating their COVID-19 experiences.