The Youth Development Institute of Puerto Rico is a nonprofit organization working to advance public policies, at both federal and commonwealth level, that improve the lives of children and youth in Puerto Rico. We are focused on the reduction of child poverty and in promoting economic security for families.
In the past, the Institute has also worked on the following:
Educating the Federal Congress on Child Poverty in Puerto RicoResulting in the addition of several recommendations relating to the reduction of child poverty in Puerto Rico to the report of the Congressional Taskforce on Economic Growth for Puerto Rico. The IDJ submitted the following report to Congress.
Impact of the Minimum WageAnalyzing the impact of the minimum wage decrease to $4.25 on people under the age of 25.