Throughout the month of February, communities across the country celebrated the 4th Anniversary of Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties with fun events, proclamations and exciting announcements.
The YEF Institute released the report, "Lessons from the Communities Learning in Partnership Initiative." The report draws on four years of implementation experience in San Francisco, New York City, Riverside, Calif. and Mesa, Ariz.
The YEF Institute's municipal action guide, Reconnecting Youth through Dropout Reengagement Centers, profiles models from across the country that city leaders can use to help dropouts finish high school, be prepared for postsecondary education and gain valuable workforce skills.
NLC has published a new report highlighting promising city efforts to improve the lives of children, youth and families in communities with populations below 75,000.
With support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, NLC has launched a new initiative to assist local leaders in advancing juvenile justice system reforms.
Cities aim to reach more than 25,000 additional children in need as part of NLC initiative to combat childhood hunger through federally-subsidized afterschool and summer meal programs.
NLC’s Institute for Youth, Education and Families has awarded planning grants to 12 cities to help develop outreach campaigns aimed at enrolling eligible children and families in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
The Institute for Youth, Education, and Families (YEF Institute), a special entity within the National League of Cities (NLC), helps municipal leaders take action on behalf of the children, youth and families in their communities.