NATIONAL COUNCIL ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY
The National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) is a California-based, nonprofit research and consulting firm specializing in child welfare, juvenile justice, and adult criminal justice issues. NCCD conducts research, promotes reform initiatives, and works with individuals, public and private organizations, and the media to prevent and reduce crime and delinquency.
NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES INSTITUTE FOR YOUTH,
EDUCATION AND FAMILIES
The National League of Cities (NLC) is the oldest and largest national organization representing municipal governments throughout the US. Its mission is to strengthen and promote cities as centers of opportunity, leadership, and governance. The Institute for Youth, Education, and Families (YEF Institute), a special entity within NLC, helps municipal leaders take action on behalf of the children, youth, and families in their communities. Responsive to municipal leaders on a wide range of issues, the YEF Institute focuses on five core program areas: education and afterschool; youth development; early childhood success; safety of children and youth; and family economic success.