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.
High School Redesign in Indiana: Supporting Students At Risk of Dropping Out and Increasing Course Rigor
OverviewThe American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) facilitated a series of field…
OverviewThis fact-finding trip, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, enabled state policymakers to learn about Texas’ strategies…
OverviewThe Tribal Youth Program is a prevention program supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)…