The Alliance for Positive Youth Development focuses on networking, advocacy, awareness, and professional development for youth serving professionals and young leaders

General Membership
General membership is FREE and open to all individuals and organizations interested in networking, learning and collaborating to make the world a better place for youth.

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Professional Membership
Professional membership includes additional access to professional development and training for those that have dedicated their career to youth and youth development

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Youth Membership
Those 25 and under can add their voice to issues, access leadership training and participate in additional APYD activities specific to youth and young adults.

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APYD Network Benefits and Events

From our annual conference - APYDCON to networking in your community, connect with others interested in making the world a better place for young people.


Best Practices for Youth Conference

Our annual virtual conference that leverages technology and social media to share and connect on youth issues around the country.


Program and Executive Leadership

Build your skills and knowledge to advance your career through APYD Program and Executive Leadership Certification


Networking and Learning Events

Cross sector learning, idea sharing and networking opportunities to move the needle on youth issues.


Online and In Person Training

Online courses and APYD training events help you stay connected and informed of key topics and issue in the sector.