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The Iowa Youth Survey has a new web address. Check it out at

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The 2016 ICYD Annual Report is now available.


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Want to learn about leadership opportunities for Iowa's youth? View the 2010 Iowa Leadership Guide.

State of Iowa Youth Advisory Council

The state's youth advisory council fosters communication among youth and the Governor, general assembly, and state and local policymakers regarding programs, policies, and practices affecting youth and families; and advocates for youth on important issues.

What Do You Throw Away?

An interactive website addressing underage drinking presented by the Iowa Department of Public Health.



“All Iowa youth will be safe, healthy, successful, and prepared for adulthood.”

Iowan's benefit when all youth are engaged and contributing in their communities. The experiences and connections that children and youth have growing up affect their success in school, in work, and in life.

By partnering with communities and youth throughout the state, the Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development (ICYD) is creating a better Iowa today and in the future.

To learn more about the Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development, please view the one-page Executive Summary and for more information, refer to the entire 2016 ICYD Annual Report.