AYPF focuses on improving policies and practices that impact traditionally underserved youth, ages 14 – 25. This includes youth who are in school and those who have left school and are not in education, training, or the workforce. To gain a more comprehensive view about the youth at the center of our work, click on a highlighted population.
Moving the Needle for First-Generation College Students: Innovative Strategies to Support CompletionRead more
This webinar shared innovative strategies at the institutional and state level to improve of the number of first-generation college students earning a postseco…
- October 24, 2019
As the momentum for criminal justice reform prevails, Samaura Stone writes about how youth & families are still a…
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…
- September 24, 2019
Ben Pults writes about the importance of implementing policy to improve financial literacy for college-bound students.
- September 11, 2019
Maria Duarte discusses how back-to-school conversations focus on privileged narratives & dismiss struggles experienced by students from low-income communities.