Posted June 1, 2009 in

Youth Development Institute’s Beacons Young Adolescent Initiative: Evaluation Update, 2008-09

The OMG Center for Collaborative Learning, June 2009

Full Report

The Beacons Young Adolescent Initiative, funded by Atlantic Philanthropies (APS), was a four-year initiative of the Youth Development Institute (YDI). The initiative sought to improve outcomes for young adolescents (ages 9-14) by increasing their participation, engagement, and retention in high quality activities at the Beacon centers. This evaluation report covers the third BYA program year and constitutes an update from December 2008.