i4Y catalyzes innovative interventions, practices and policies to improve equity and well-being for youth locally and worldwide.

Oakland high school students present their Y-PLAN action research findings and proposals.

Oakland high school students present action research findings and proposals at the 2018 Y-PLAN Summit

Oakland high school students present their Y-PLAN action research findings and proposals to build a healthier, more equitable and sustainable Oakland.

Dr. Colette (Coco) Auerswald, MD, MS, FSAHM of i4Y begins visiting professorship at Texas A&M

Dr, Auerswald will collaborate with Innovative Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs (iTP3) , which supports the development of nontraditional, cutting edge teen pregnancy prevention programs.

Musanze District Youth Center opens in Rwanda with full clinic services, education, training, and employment for the community

Musanze District Youth Center opens in Rwanda with full clinic services, education, training, and employment for the community

The center empowers young people to make informed reproductive health decisions. Services include education and training in IT, sexuality, reproductive health, employment, and a full clinic.

News

May 22, 2020

i4Y Co-director Prof. Coco Auerswald and the graduate and undergraduate students of the Ending Youth Homelessness Catalyst Group are releasing their report "On the COVID-19 Front Line and Hurting: Addressing the Needs of Providers for Youth Experiencing Homelessness in Berkeley and Alameda County." 

May 7, 2020

Together with the School of Public Health Community Action Team (CAT), i4Y Co-director Prof. Coco Auerswald authored the critical report "For the Good of Us All: Addressing the Needs of Our Unhoused Neighbors During the COVID-19 Pandemic." Read the full report here and view the press conference here.

April 1, 2020

Professor Ozer (PI), along with our i4Y affiliate from UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare Susan Stone (co-PI) and SFUSD Supervisor of Research & Evaluation Norma Ming (agency PI) as well as many other collaborators, have initiated a cross-disciplinary and cross-sector Research-Practice Partnership (RPP) to enhance SFUSD research utilization and improvement routines by incorporating youth voice and youth-led participatory action research (YPAR), with particular efforts focused on the current COVID-19 crisis in K-12 education. 

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Innovations for Youth is a University of California, Berkeley center housed in the School of Public Health and affiliated with the Graduate School of Education and School of Social Welfare.