This report describes capacity and needs assessments of youth services in the District of Columbia. These assessments were conducted by the Urban Institute, Georgetown University, and the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) in the Summer of 1999. DC mayor Anthony Williams requested these assessments to help guide the allocation of additional funds in this area. This report describes various indicators of need across geographic regions of the city, results from a survey of providers, and interviews with service providers, parents, and youth
related to early childhood development, K-12 academic achievement, post-school success, health and well-being, and crime.