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


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.

April 11, 2023

i4Y Executive Director, Dr. Marieka Schotland was recently selected to receive the Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award for her work with i4Y and her development and facilitation of the YEDI Program! The Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award recognizes staff who demonstrate exceptional initiative to create significant positive impact on the UC Berkeley campus community.

March 9, 2023

i4Y’s SFUSD-UC Berkeley Research Practice Partnership was recently selected to receive the Chancellor’s Award for Campus-Community Partnership. This award recognizes the partnerships and programs that improve wellbeing and quality of life in Berkeley. Read more about this award here.

February 24, 2023

The YEDI/LEAP Fellowship has been awarded to YEDI undergraduate scholars in recognition of their leadership, passion, and commitment to supporting the health and well-being of MCAH populations. Read more about these fellows in the MCAH winter newsletter!