Citywide Youth Goals

Citywide Youth Goals

Under the Citywide Youth Initiative, powered by DC Trust, the District has adopted the following five following goals for youth programming, which allows us to identify successful programs and promote evidence-based practices:

GOAL 1: Workforce Development
Young people will gain meaningful work and career exposure, experience and skills


GOAL 2: Educational Achievement

Children and youth will increase their academic knowledge and skills and increase their chance of academic achievement


GOAL 3: Healthy Lifestyles

Children and youth will increasingly adopt healthy lifestyles


GOAL 4: Safety & Structure

Children and youth will have a safe out-of-school-time experience


GOAL 5: Strengthening Families

Children, youth, and families will have opportunities to strengthen their family


Learn more by downloading the Citywide Youth Goals Matrix.