Concept Papers


Community Schools Concept Paper
The Department of Youth and Community Development is pleased to present the Community Schools Concept Paper and invites you to comment on the approach it outlines. This Concept Paper serves as a precursor to Community Schools Request for Proposal (RFP), which is anticipated to be released this winter through the HHS Accelerator system.  Programs are projected to begin May 1, 2015.

To assist us in developing the forthcoming Community Schools RFP, we greatly welcome thoughts and feedback. Please email your comments to CP@dycd.nyc.gov (enter “Community Schools Concept Paper” in the subject line of the email) no later than December 11, 2014.

November 20, 2014: Download Community Schools Concept Paper (in PDF)



Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC) Concept Paper
The Department of Youth and Community Development is pleased to present the Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC) Concept Paper and invite you to comment on the approach it outlines. This Concept Paper serves as a precursor to MYLC Request for Proposal (RFP), which is anticipated to be released this winter through the HHS Accelerator system. Programs are projected to begin July 1, 2015.

To assist us in developing the forthcoming MYLC RFP, we greatly welcome thoughts and feedback. Please email your comments to CP@dycd.nyc.gov (enter “MYLC Concept Paper” in the subject line of the email) no later than December 8, 2014.

November 10, 2014: Download Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC) Concept Paper (in PDF)


Former Concept Papers:

Papers in 2014
Papers in 2013
Papers in 2012
Papers in 2011
Papers in 2010
Papers in 2009
Papers in 2008
Papers in 2007
Papers in 2006
Papers in 2005