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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…
AYPF Youth Summit, 1st Session
https://youtu.be/M0vFHaPwkkgOn August 3, the American Youth Policy Forum began hosting our Youth Summit, which was the first in a series of discussions focused…
- July 8, 2022
Make No Choice Without Youth Voice
Kameryn discusses youth engagement--her experience, research on the topic, and AYPF's strategy.
College Access & Success Salon
An informal event for staff of postsecondary education institutions, focused on college access and success for young people.
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.
- 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.
- September 24, 2019
Solving Student Loan Debt through Financial Literacy
Ben Pults writes about the importance of implementing policy to improve financial literacy for college-bound students.
- 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.
- December 12, 2017
So Done with 2017? Take heart: positive policies, practices, and programs persist!
Betsy Brand looks back on 2017 and offers this message of optimism as the New Year approaches.
- November 2, 2017
Career and College Exploration in Afterschool Programs in STEM
This article highlights the important role afterschool plays in preparing youth for college and careers in STEM fields.
Aligning Systems and Policies to Support Multiple Postsecondary Pathways
This forum explored evidence-based strategies for aligning systems and policies around student and workforce needs.
The New Postsecondary Reality: Structured and Supportive Pathways to Credential Attainment
This convening highlighted examples from across the country of innovative and effective ways to support students from K-12 through postsecondary credential att…