Center for Advancement of Youth Development

Center for Advancement of Youth Development

We fill the gap for youth-serving organizations by providing their staff with opportunities to access high-quality training, evaluation, and technical assistance without leaving the community.

CAYD Goals

  • To provide professional development opportunities for youth servicing professionals.
  • To disseminate best and promising practices of youth, family, and community interventions.
  • To provide technical assistance for design and implementation of youth development interventions.
  • To design empowerment evaluations and conduct rigorous intervention research for youth development organizations.