Assistance to Cities

  • Municipal Leadership to Implement Comprehensive Plans for Children and Youth (2007-08)

    Supported by the MetLife Foundation, this project helped six cities - Charleston, S.C.; Lakewood, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Lexington, Ky.; Portland, Ore.; and Grand Rapids, Mich. - implement comprehensive plans for children and youth.

  • City-Schools Youth Planning Initiative (2005-06)

    In 2005-06, the MetLife Foundation City-Schools Youth Planning Initiative offered technical assistance to six cities to help them develop youth master plans. The selected cities included Charleston, S.C.; Des Moines, Iowa; Diamond Bar, Calif.; Edmond, Okla.; Lakewood, Ohio; and Minneapolis, Minn.

  • Youth-City Connection Project (2003-04)

    With support from the MetLife Foundation, the YEF Institute selected 11 cities to receive technical assistance in promoting youth participation in local government. The selected cities included Baltimore; Dallas; Denver; Fall River, Mass.; Inkster, Mich.; Niles, Ill.; Nashville; Norfolk, Va.; Philadelphia; Saginaw, Mich.; and Salt Lake City. In the first year of the project (2003), assistance was provided to a separate cohort of 11 cities over an eight-month period: Brookings, S.D.; Caldwell, Idaho; Des Moines; Fremont, Calif.; Galveston, Texas; Lawton, Okla.; Macon, Ga.; Nashville; Newport News, Va.; Rock Hill, S.C.; and Tucson.