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- Afterschool and Out-of-School Time Learning
- College and Career Readiness and Success
- Research Evidence in Policymaking
- Learning and Teaching Strategies
- System Strategies and Approaches
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- Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA)
- 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC)
- Carl D. Perkins Act
- Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
- Higher Education Act (HEA)
- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
- State-Level Policies
- Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
- 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…
- 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.
College Access & Success Salon
An informal event for staff of postsecondary education institutions, focused on college access and success for young people.
Credible Messengers Small Group Discussion
An informal event led and facilitated by AYPF’s Youth Policy Consultants and focused on the topic of credible messengers.
Saving Summer Jobs: How Can Summer Youth Employment Programs Improve Youth Outcomes during COVID-19?
This interactive webinar illuminated how Boston mounted effective summer job programs during COVID-19.
Breaking Through Barriers: Elevating the Voices of Young People
AYPF was proud to host this youth-focused event, highlighting the talents and stories of systems-involved youth.
- October 2, 2020
Deeper Learning Information Hub
This information hub comprehensively spotlights a collection of AYPF and partner resources around Deeper Learning.
Deeper Learning in the Time of COVID-19: Leveraging performance assessments & Graduate Profiles to best prepare for re-opening (Part 3 of 3)
Part 3 of our Deeper Learning series explored how performance assessments & Graduate Student Profiles are used in California to meet the demands of learning du…
- 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.
Deeper Learning in the Time of COVID-19: New Hampshire (Part 1 of 3)
Part 1 of this series on Deeper Learning discussed how a focus on student-centered & personalized learning helps students succeed during the pandemic.
- February 4, 2020
Colorado’s efforts to align education and workforce needs in rural communities
Dr. Loretta Goodwin talks about the promising efforts underway in Colorado to align education and workforce opportunities for students.
- November 19, 2019
Homeless for the Holidays: Why We Must Tackle Housing & Food Insecurity for College Students
Monica Evans & Samaura Stone write about how college breaks create additional barriers for students experiencing homelessness, housing & food insecurity.
- November 5, 2019
Foster, Juvenile Justice, and Crossover Youth Information Hub
This information hub comprehensively spotlights a collection of AYPF and partner resources on youth in foster care and juvenile justice.
- October 24, 2019
A Cycle of Injustice: How Mass Incarceration Impacts Our Youth
As the momentum for criminal justice reform prevails, Samaura Stone writes about how youth & families are still a missing part of the conversation.
Harnessing the Potential of Young Adults (Boston, MA & East Providence, RI)
This study tour consisted of site visits & presentations from labor, child welfare & juvenile justice leaders about systems to achieve greater youth outcomes.