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


December 1, 2022

Innovations for Youth (i4Y) is excited to welcome the following undergraduates into our 2022-2023 YEDI Program cohort. The Youth Equity Discovery Initiative (YEDI) provides research mentorship to undergraduates as they engage in impactful youth equity research work. YEDI Scholars will present their work at our Spring 2023 symposium and we hope to have you join us! You can read more about this cohort on the Berkeley Public Health news webpage.

April 24, 2022

UC Berkeley was recently awarded the Student Voice 4-RPPs Award from the National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnerships (NNERPP). This award is meant to recognize, honor, and support youth involvement in research-practice partnerships. 

April 7, 2021

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.