An Initiative of the International Youth Foundation an initiative of the international youth foundation


The passion and dynamism of YouthActionNet Fellows come to life through video. Learn about youth-led social innovations through our Fellow Talks and Change Series of inspiring interviews. Explore the challenges young leaders face in our Leadership Lessons videos. Watch our Webinars for insights and advice on collaborating with business, succession planning, and more. And finally, check out our Program videos to learn more about our network of leadership institutes around the world.

Alberto Cabanes, Spain

Alberto launched Adopta Un Abuelo (Adopt Grandparents) to ensure the elderly in Spain feel heard, accompanied, and loved. To date, more than 620 youth volunteers have been paired with 365 elders, whom they meet with once a week, gaining valuable experience and wisdom.