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Children, Youth and Families Consortium


From the website: The Children, Youth & Family Consortium (CYFC) works to improve the lives of children, youth and families by supporting and creating new knowledge and encouraging the use of evidence-based knowledge in practice and in public and private policy development related to children, youth and family issues. Our various programs are intended to:

Design, implement and evaluate evidence-based educational programs to enhance community professionals’ practices and inform policies relevant to children, youth and families

Generate or facilitate research relevant to practice and policymaking on the issues and needs of children, youth and families.

Engage communities in respectful, reciprocal partnerships aimed at reducing inequities in educational and health outcomes for children, youth and families

Infuse principles of engagement, research and an ecological perspective to enhance our partners’ work to promote positive educational and health outcomes for children, youth and families

Create a supportive academic culture for community-engaged scholarship

Topic(s): Cognitive Development & Learning, Legislation/Public Policy, Physical Health, Social Development

User Type(s): Academic, Advocate, Policymaker


475 Coffey Hall
1420 Eckles Avenue
St. Paul , Minnesota 55108-1030

Contact Information

Phone(s): 612-625-7849
E-mail(s): .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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