Social and emotional learning (SEL) refers to the accumulation of a range of knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain relationships, and make responsible decisions.


  • 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 August 3, the American Youth Policy Forum began hosting our Youth Summit, which was the first in a series of discussions focused…

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    AYPF Youth Summit

    The AYPF Youth Summit, an engaging, interactive, and fun three-part virtual event that will amplify youth voices and celebrate the power of young people to cre…

  • July 8, 2022

    Make No Choice Without Youth Voice

    Kameryn discusses youth engagement--her experience, research on the topic, and AYPF's strategy.