The Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development (ICYD) Council is an interagency effort involving multiple state-level departments. Since 1999 the council has worked to coordinate its efforts and support positive youth development throughout Iowa.
Grew from informal entity to a formalized council recognized in legislation
Initiated and sustains the Iowa Youth Survey, which collects perceptions and self-reporting behaviors of 6th, 8th, and 11th graders.
Supports ongoing infusion of positive youth development principles in state agencies.
FindYouthInfo.gov is the U.S. government Web site that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs. Included are youth facts, funding information, and tools to help you assess community assets, generate maps of local and federal resources, search for evidence-based youth programs, and keep up-to-date on the latest, youth-related news.