“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.” – Margaret Fuller

By staying up-to date on cutting edge national research and through our own original local research, issue briefs, and advocacy tool kits, DCAYA identifies innovation, reveals solutions and effectively guides program and policy decisions that impact DC children and youth.

Whether you’re looking to learn more about the landscape of issues impacting DC youth, writing a policy memo, drafting a grant or curious about a hot topic in youth development; we have the resources you need.