About Us

The Institute for Youth in Policy (YIP) seeks to re-engage young adults in politics through a constructive lens. Over the last forty years, there has been an unfortunate increase in policy-based divisiveness. Frankly, YIP intends to reverse this trend.

Through discourse, an instrumental good, we tackle this trend head-on and utilize it as a means to an end - a revitalized country where richness and diversity of thought are commonplace and prevailing. Our real and effective approach has worked wonders thus far and will continue to do so in the future.

300K

monthly reads

3300

students engaged

27

student org partnerships

173

countries reached
via programs

Our Principles

The Institute for Youth in Policy is the leading nonpartisan organization that is strictly youth led and youth founded. We are students helping other students succeed and we believe constructive discourse is the key to forging lasting impact, as the movement we are leading continues to grow.

Passion

Quality always comes first. All projects, teams, and programs are led by passionate leadership.

Transparency

Our large membership keeps us on track to ensure the most efficient, innovative, and effective approach.

Student Centric

Motivation backing the Institute is formed by student's individual experience. It's key we reflect that.

One Big Team

Celebrate diversity, focus on inclusion. We work towards an equitable way to get involved with policy.

Organizations we synergize with

School Simplified: A YIP Featured Partner

School Simplified features a global community of over 60,000 teenagers. In this diverse, open-minded, and inclusive community, you'll have opportunities to make new friends from all around the world.of experiences shape the way we interact with and think about policy and politics.

Collectively, School Simplified and YIP are partnering to create and foster a healthy political community promoting effective discourse across party lines.