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- 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…
2022 Samuel Halperin Lecture & Youth Public Service Award Presentation
In September 2022, the American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) hosted the sixth Samuel Halperin Lecture and Youth Public Service Award Presentation in Washington, D…
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.
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.
- 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 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.
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.
How Research-Practice Partnerships are Pivoting in COVID-19
This webinar examined how various research-practice partnerships (RPPs) are reacting to the pandemic's effects on districts & schools.
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.
Fatigued by School Reform: A Book Talk with Jack Jennings
This conversation with Jack Jennings focused on his recent book & broader lessons around American K-12 education, economic opportunity & teacher quality.
- 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.
- September 11, 2019
Equity: The Missing Piece of Most Back-to-School Conversations
Maria Duarte discusses how back-to-school conversations focus on privileged narratives & dismiss struggles experienced by students from low-income communities.
- 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.