i4Y is a cross-disciplinary, innovative research hub addressing issues of youth equity through collaborative research, training and community engagement.


December 22, 2023

i4Y is excited to announce a partnership with Covenant House to explore opportunities for more effective youth homelessness prevention practices and policies. Through youth-partnered and youth-centered community-engaged research, this project seeks to offer insights into promising practices, opportunities for improved public policy, and necessary changes within systems that impact all young people. By hearing directly from youth about supports and services that could have helped them to avoid (or reduce) homelessness exp

September 14, 2023

Youth and Allies Against Homelessness (YAAH) presented the COVID-19 Community Report to community partner, the Tipping Point Community on Thursday, September 14, 2023. Both current and alumni students of YAAH participated in this engaging presentation. 

August 23, 2023

June 22, 2023

i4Y Co-Director, Dr. Emily Ozer was recently selected to receive the Award for Distinguished Contribution to Theory and Research in Community Psychology from the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA). Each year, the award is presented by SCRA to an individual whose research and scholarship has significantly furthered the field of community psychology. See SCRA’s announcement of the 2023 awardees here.

May 17, 2023

The Youth & Allies Against Homelessness (YAAH) team is excited to announce a report titled “The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Youth Experiencing Homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area.” The report was released at an event for community partners on May 17th, 2023. The report summarizes the results of an online survey of Bay Area youth experiencing homelessness.