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


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. 

March 27, 2020

 i4Y and the UC Berkeley School of Public Health COVID-19 Community Action Team have released a series of short videos and COVID-19 Triage Tool for providers working and caring for youth who are experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. These videos serve as a resource for the people at the front line of caring for youth experiencing homelessness across the country.

February 28, 2020