The Youth Development Institute of Puerto Rico was created out of the local need of an organization focused in recommending public policies changes, at the local and federal level, that could have a positive impact on key indicators during the development of children and youth.
This way, the Institute could be able to address the main problems that surround families with children from the roots and provide them with the opportunity to improve their living conditions.
Currently, we are the only organization dedicated to reduce child poverty in Puerto Rico. We do this through the use of data, research and the voice of those affected by these conditions.
Here are some of our main achievements in recent years: