There is a tremendous amount of research and resources available to communities and youth serving agencies on youth development issues from national sources. The Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development has identified some of the leading national organizations that offer valuable information and resources relevant to youth issues. These national organizations, arranged alphabetically under broad topic areas, are described below and internet links are provided to access more information from these resources.
State and private organizations also conduct research and have online and published resources available to communities and youth serving agencies. Some of the agencies that specifically address youth issues are listed below.
ICYD Annual Reports prior to 2011 can be found below.