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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…
- 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.
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.
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.
- 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.
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…
- April 15, 2020
Coronavirus Puts Children at Risk by Deepening Inequities
Logan Beyer writes how COVID-19 disproportionately impacts communities of color, low-income areas & children from traditionally underserved backgrounds.
- 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
A Light of Hope: How Schools Can Disrupt Homelessness
Maria Duarte writes how it is imperative to analyze the role schools play in supporting youth experiencing homelessness.
- 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.
- June 20, 2019
Alternative Education in ESSA State Plans: A Review of 38 States
A review of 38 ESSA state plans shows how states are addressing accountability for alternative education, with infographic of key findings.