Young People Lead Podcast

“Young People Lead” is a podcast series by youth policy consultants from the American Youth Policy Forum, powered by Children’s Defense Fund (CDF). The podcast aims to demonstrate how young people can and should lead by telling their stories of how youth are transforming policies for the better and examining research on the policies that most affect them. 

“Young People Lead” is a sister series to the Credible Messenger Podcast, released in 2022-2023. If you loved the Credible Messenger Podcast, care about the well-being of all young people, or are excited about young people leading the way to a brighter future, check out “Young People Lead” wherever you get your podcasts!

Available on your favorite podcast streaming service

Apple Podcast


Meet the Team