YDSI is a national nonprofit research, evaluation and technical assistance
organization that helps communities improve long-term outcomes for their youth.
The organization's work focuses on three types of activities:
Conducting and disseminating research supporting the use of a
developmental approach to serving youth;
Evaluating the effectiveness of organizations and institutions
in helping youth attain desired outcomes; and
Developing and providing technical assistance and tools to
funders, managers, planners, evaluators and technical assistance providers
working to measure and improve the quality of services to youth.
New Report Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: The Impact of Boys and Girls Clubs of America's
Triple Play Program on Healthy Eating, Exercise Patterns, and Developmental Outcomes. This report contains the results of a longitudinal impact evaluation
of BGCA's health, nutrition and exercise program called Triple Play
showing it to be highly effective in achieving the desired results for youth.
Youth Development Strategies, Inc.
4 Kosco Court
Hamilton, NJ 08610