The Alliance for Positive Youth Development (APYD) is an international membership network connecting and supporting individuals that have dedicated their career to youth and youth development. Our goal is to raise awareness and bring to scale, effective strategies for sustainable positive youth impacts that create a GOLDEN© generation.

We Focus on 6 Strategies of Youth Empowerment:

APYD provides networking, advocacy, awareness, and professional development for youth serving professionals and young leaders.


The APYD provides online networking events to work together and meet other individuals interested in youth development issues.

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Our national campaigns help raise awareness on youth issues and increase positive outcomes for youth around the globe.

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We provide resources and professional development workshops with strategies and best practices in youth development.

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Our customized services for schools, youth organizations, and national service clients, include research, planning, program design, and more.

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