Alliance for Positive Youth DevelopmentThe 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. 1 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. Learn More Professional Membership Professional membership includes additional access to professional development and training for those that have dedicated their career to youth and youth development Learn More 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. Learn More LEADERSHIP ♦ NETWORKING ♦ TRAININGBy becoming a member you get exclusive access to training, programs, resources, private member only forums and networking opportunities. Join APYD Today! 1 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. APYDCON 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. Certification Program and Executive Leadership Build your skills and knowledge to advance your career through APYD Program and Executive Leadership Certification Collaborate Networking and Learning Events Cross sector learning, idea sharing and networking opportunities to move the needle on youth issues. Training 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.