On May 28, 15 D.C. youth workforce professionals graduated from the D.C. Youth Workforce Leaders Academy (YWLA), a new 10-month professional development program organized by IEL and the DC Alliance of Youth advocates.
IEL’s Coalition for Community Schools (CCS) announced the winners of its bi-annual National Community Schools Awards for Excellence. The seven winners demonstrate that joint school and community action can bolster student achievement and more.
VIDEO: Mary Kingston Roche, public policy manager for IEL's Coalition for Community Schools, give us the latest PolicyPulse! update on Congress' efforts to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Recently, IEL and the American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) teamed up to host the inaugural Samuel Halperin Lecture and Youth Public Service Award, featuring the Ford Foundation's Hilary Pennington and awardee Efram Ayalew.
From July 19-23, IEL and East Carolina University are co-hosting the inaugural Summer Leadership Learning Exchange, an intensive four-day leadership institute.