Tools & Resources

The YEF Institute offers a broad range of action kits, toolkits, strategy guides and other resources that provide municipal leaders with practical ideas for helping children, youth and families thrive. City leaders can search for and download all of the Institute's publications by topic area or use the links below to search for publications by format.

 The Institute has also published several case study reports, including publications documenting "lessons learned" by cities participating in in-depth technical assistance initiatives. A broad range of strategy guides are available to help municipal officials take action on behalf of children, youth and families. Finally, YEF Institute research reports include studies highlighting the spread of citywide approaches to afterschool and municipal initiatives to expand access to mainstream financial services.