Learn more about YCB's specific goals and action steps, both near and far-term, on behalf of children and youth.
The YCB provides child and youth-centered information, research, data, and connections to state and national organizations to support policymakers' work.
The YCB also creates, with its jurisdictional partners, key strategic plans to assess and improve the development and well-being of children and youth.
YCB Policy Priorities 2010-2011
Read a detailed outline of the YCB's 4 policy priorities - Early Childhood Education, Closing the Achievement Gap, Out of School Time, and Youth Leadership.
Twin Cities Compass Report - Wilder Foundation (2009)
Gain in-depth perspective into Minnesota's challenges and opportunities regarding housing, aging, diversity and more -- which all impact the well-being and healthy development of children and youth.
The State of City Leadership for Children and Families (2009)
Read a groundbreaking report by the Institute for Youth, Education, and Families that identifies the nation’s 32 most cutting-edge city innovations to help children and families thrive.