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Take an online course, explore professional development materials, and learn from featured YALI Network member

As a member of the YALI Network, you have access to hundreds of online resources that cover a variety of important topics. These resources come in several different forms to help you learn in diverse ways. You can take a YALI Network Online Course to gain knowledge from subject-matter experts or watch a Video Vignette Series to explore a new topic.

The Workbooks and Toolkits listed below are also available to provide step-by-step instructions on how to write a business plan, organize a community service event, and other practical items. You can also learn valuable insights by reading one of the blog posts below or listening to one of the member podcasts.

English Language Learning Resources

Interested in improving your English Language skills? You can access the Department of State’s American English Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) geared toward pre-intermediate, intermediate, and advanced level learners. These courses help English language learners improve their English skills in five major career fields. Each MOOC is self-paced and is five weeks long.

YALI Network Online Courses and Video Vignette Series

As part of the YALI Network, you have access to over 25 Online Courses and Video Vignette Series that cover a range of important issues. Click the buttons below to learn more about a topic that matters to you.

YALI Network Workbooks and Toolkits

Community Service

The YALIServes Toolkit is designed to help you plan a community service event in just a few weeks. In this toolkit, you will find helpful prompts for thinking about how to hold a community service event.


YALIEntrepreneurs is an initiative to help you take your business venture from an idea to a reality. If you’re determined to create, innovate, and prosper, then get started with the YALIEntrepreneurs resources below.


YALICares is designed to increase awareness and literacy on health matters and encourage you to serve as community health advocates. Both the YALICares Toolkit and the Women’s Health Workbook will prepare you to play a vital role in promoting public health.

Professional Development

The YALIProfessionals Resources below provide step-by-step instructions on specific professional topics like job interviews, public speaking, and creating a business plan.

Media Literacy

YALIChecks is an initiative designed to help each individual become smarter news consumers by learning how to identify and stop the spread of misinformation.

Youth Development

YALI4Youth provides resources to promote effective youth mentorship, professional development, and conflict resolution.

YALI Network YALILearns Facilitation Guides

See how you can be a leader in your community by facilitating a YALILearns session to educate others.



YALI Network Podcasts and Blog Posts

Each one of the YALI Network Blogs features a unique and dynamic story from a YALI Network member or alumni. Check out the blot posts to find tips and learn more about important issues.