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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.
- October 24, 2022
AYPF Podcast on Credible Messengers
Released October 24 & December 9, 2022“Your role in my life as someone I know who also has a parent who has been incarcerated gave me encouragement, gave m…
AYPF Youth Summit, 3rd Session
Recording of the event: https://youtu.be/L0gxexZapag Event SummaryOn August 31, 2022, the American Youth Policy Forum hosted our third and final session o…
Deeper Learning in the Time of COVID-19: Supporting Educators’ Professional Development in Virginia (Part 2 of 3)
Part 2 of this series on Deeper Learning examined how high-quality professional development & training can be supported when resources are scarce.
- October 8, 2019
Five Suggestions to Leverage Afterschool Programs to Promote College and Career Readiness
Betsy Brand stresses the importance of afterschool programs to help youth develop college and career readiness skills.
- October 8, 2019
Afterschool Programming as a Lever to Enhance and Provide Career Readiness Opportunities
This brief examines how afterschool programming can be used to prepare students for career readiness, and offers recommendations to state leaders.
- July 23, 2019
The Intersection Between CTE and Afterschool Programs: Perkins V
Thomasena Thomas writes about Perkins V, a legislation that aims to increase learner access to high-quality CTE programs.
- November 6, 2018
Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Experts Talk Education, Youth and Workforce Policy
Betsy Brand recaps our 25th anniversary panel discussion with national experts in education, youth, and workforce policy.
- July 31, 2018
Harvesting the Potential of Rural Afterschool Programs
Brendan Klein examines the challenges rural communities face when it comes to providing quality afterschool programs for youth.
- July 10, 2018
5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Juvenile Justice
Zachary Malter discusses the challenges system-involved youth face as they transition from high school to college & careers.
- June 5, 2018
The Current State of the US Higher Education System
Rebecca Lavinson breaks down a recent survey that examines postsecondary education in the United States.
- May 30, 2018
Strengthening the Pipeline between High School and College
Samaura Stone examines what one local community college is doing to create pathways to postsecondary success for local high school students.
- May 8, 2018
Tweets of Wisdom
Jesse Kannam shares key insights from leaders who serve and support youth involved in foster care and/or the juvenile justice system.
- April 30, 2018
Highlights from Deeper Learning 2018 – and why you should attend in 2019!
Dr. Loretta Goodwin, recaps her visit to High Tech High for the annual Deeper Learning convening.