The Alliance for Positive Youth Development (APYD) is an initiative founded in 2012 by the SISGI Beyond Good Ideas Foundation, a 501c3 charitable organization. The foundation awards free and low-cost consulting services to organizations working to improve positive youth outcomes. A core part of the work of APYD is to raise awareness of best practices and effective strategies in the youth development field.

APYD provides online internships, free educational resources, and collaborative work.

Meet the APYD Team

Dr. Thenera Bailey



Ileana Naranjo

APYD Program Manager

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Naomi Guinn

Policy and Advocacy Intern

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Shaylyn Garay

Community Development Intern

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