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Samuel Halperin Lecture and Public Service Award

American Youth Policy Forum

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $50,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2015–March 31, 2020
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The American Youth Policy Forum and the Institute for Educational Leadership will develop and host an annual event, featuring the Samuel Halperin Lecture and Public Service Award. The Samuel Halperin Lecture will include a lecture presented by a high level, nationally recognized speaker who has spent his or her career working in support of policies, practices, or research that improve outcomes for vulnerable, disconnected, or low-income youth and young adults. The Samuel Halperin Youth Public Service Award will recognize a young person who has made a commitment to public service or been engaged in public service activities.