AYPF weaves equity throughout our work and is committed to making sure all youth have access to quality education, workforce, and developmental opportunities regardless of their socio-economic status, racial/cultural differences, physical abilities, developmental needs, and geographical locations. AYPF has consistently worked to identify and highlight the needs of traditionally underserved youth populations.
Harnessing the Potential of Young Adults: How Programs Are Using Youth Voice, Education, and Workforce Development to Transform Systems (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.
- September 11, 2019
Maria Duarte discusses how back-to-school conversations focus on privileged narratives & dismiss struggles experienced by students from low-income communities.