Youth Development Resource Center

The Youth Development Resource Center launched in 2013 and provides technical assistance on data collection, analysis and usage to programs funded through the Youth Development Fund. It's led by Executive Director Sara Plachta Elliott.

Read more about the YDRC in our Rose for Detroit blog.

Youth Development Quality Standards

In 2014, the YDRC created a valuable resource for youth development providers -- a set of Detroit-specific quality standards that represent both the best research about what works and input direct from Detroit youth and youth workers. The standards can be downloaded at the link below.