Our Work

IN A PERFECT WORLD

Empowering youth to change the world

In a perfect world, every child has the tools, support, and environment they need to succeed and thrive. Our nonprofit helps children around the globe reach their full potential by putting youth at the center of our work.


OUR APPROACH

Our programs lead the next generation to become changemakers in their community by providing access to education and cultivating creativity, social consciousness, and leadership.

IAPW 2015 in Review | Happy Group

Our Key Pillars

Education, Youth Mentorship, Community, and Self-expression are the key pillars of our work with young people.

Education

We provide access to education, because a quality education opens doors to a bright future.

Through REACH (Rural Education and Community Harmony) we build schools so kids have access to education and the supporting services needed to ensure their success.

Youth Mentorship

We are building a network of empowered young people who work together to address the key issues in their communities.

Our Dreamcatchers and Youth Ambassadors programs guide young kids toward youth-led, purpose-driven service.

Community

We provide children with resources and strong connections to build their social-emotional and leadership skills – in the community, inside the classroom, and at home.

Our Everyday Kindness program gives young kids the support they need to make a difference and our Pint-size Activists are leading by example.

Self-expression

We guide children to express themselves and talk about the issues they face through music, art and technology.

By bringing music therapy, multimedia labs and musical instruments to high-poverty classrooms, our Love 4 One Another program gives kids a voice and the tools they need to make a difference.

We are empowering young people with the tools they need to thrive and guiding them towards social impact. By mobilizing the next generation to be culturally competent, empathetic leaders, we’re preparing youth for the world they will inherit.

Our Programs

Everyday Kindness

A collection of resources for parents, teachers and community leaders.

Pint-Size Activists

Lucia & Luna: Our resident changemakers are leading by example.

IAPW Pint-Sized Activists | Lucia and Luna

Youth Ambassadors

Empowering teens with social emotional & leadership skills to enact youth-led service.

Dreamcatchers

Using art & stories to teach kids about social issues and guiding them to make a difference.

REACH

Bringing schools and critical resources to children who need it most around the globe.

Love 4 One Another

Harnessing the power of music and technology to empower youth to have a voice.

diverse classroom of girls playing musical instruments

Featured Work

A World Of Good

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How Mentors Support Youth Empowerment

Start empowering yourself and the future leaders who will make a positive impact on humanity. Here are ways to help you empower youth leadership.

Two multi-ethnic teens holding a sign at a protest with their female teacher - empowering youth leadership in the community.

How I Found My Purpose

It all began when I was just about to turn 8 years old. I had been begging my parents to…