Creating Successful Young Adults

Community Youth Concept’s mission is to ensure all Iowa youth have access to high quality opportunities that prepare them for success in school, work, and life.

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What We Do

We manage youth development programs and provide training and technical assistance to youth-serving organizations.

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Youth Programs

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Latest News

CYC is hiring 10 AmeriCorps Members!

CYC has the opportunity to work with Children and Family Urban Movement (CFUM), ArtsForce Iowa, EMBARC, One Iowa, Mid-Iowa Community Action in Marshalltown, and Proteus! Start date is September 1, 2014 and hiring must be completed by August 20, 2014. See AmeriCorps...

CYC Inducted into Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame

CYC advocates, staff, youth, and volunteers represented the organization as it was inducted in the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame on April 8, 2014. This honor is the highest honor bestowed upon an entity in Iowa for their commitment to volunteer service! We are very...

Check Out CYC’s New Promotional Video!

Confused about what CYC does?  Check out the most recent video filmed and edited by two high school students from ArtForce Iowa that highlights CYC programming.


Not only do we set high goals for our community, we also set high goals for ourselves.

I know about some of the problems and needs in my community.

  • Before 65%
  • After 94%%

I take pride in being part of the community.

  • Before 67%
  • After 86%

I know about ways to be involved in my community.

  • Before 60%
  • After 86%

I feel valued by adults in my community.

  • Before 69%
  • After 91%

I have the skills to help organize and carry out a community project.

  • Before 61%
  • After 91%

I can make a difference in my community.

  • Before 79%
  • After 95%


We allocate our resources to best serve our community.

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