Youth Populations

AYPF focuses on improving policies and practices that impact youth marginalized by systemic inequities, 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.

Also, checkout AYPF’s Youth Council Microsite! This youth-focused page features a variety of empowering resources for youth with experiences in the juvenile-justice and foster-care systems.

Resource Highlights

  • AYPF Youth Summit Graphic

    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 Graphic

    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…

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  • College student on laptop

    College Access & Success Salon

    An informal event for staff of postsecondary education institutions, focused on college access and success for young people.

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results in Youth Populations.