Appendix 16 RYD Logic Model

Reimagine-Youth Development Logic Model 


  •  Funding
  • 50% FTE - RYD Coordinator
  • eCornerstone & data entry
  • Technical Assistance and Monitoring
  • Staff training
  • Quarterly Performance Measure Evaluation
  • Community Resource Assessment
  • Criminal Background and CANTS checks on personnel; volunteers etc.
  • Local Agency Evaluation (self-developed annual surveys to youth and parents - to assess objectives and developmental assets)
  • Program Standards
  • Agency Specific Program Policies and Procedures
  • Signed linkage agreements with each school in which youth are enrolled
  • Policy and procedures manual


  • Tutoring, homework time/help
  • Career and College exploration
  • Alcohol and substance use/abuse awareness programming
  • Sexual activity and pregnancy prevention programming
  • Anger management programming
  • Conflict resolution skill development
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skill development
  • Provide opportunities for parent involvement
  • Include Parents in the development of program activities designed to meet the needs of their child
  • Child and adolescent development classes for parents
  • Communication skill development for parents
  • Provide opportunities for positive family activities
  • Programming that offers physical activities and skill development
  • Nutritional education and healthy lifestyle choices
  • Activities that teach sportsmanship
  • Cultural enrichment activities
  • Provide positive adult role models
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • Service-Learning opportunities
  • Activities that stress Youth Voice
  • Civic engagement activities
  • Job readiness skills
  • Snacks/meals for program youth


  • Operate a year-round (12 months) out-of-school time program.
  • Operate the program during the highest crime hours of 3:00 to 6:00 pm
  • Provide a safe environment with caring adults
  • Serve at-risk youth in communities with high rates of firearm violence
  • Prioritize community blocks with highest concentration of violence
  • Prioritize services to at-risk youth 11 to 17 years of age.
  • Conduct activities in identified Service Areas:
    1. Improve Educational Performance
    2. Life Skills Education
    3. Parental Involvement
    4. Recreation, Sports, Cultural and Artistic activities
    5. Positive Adult Mentors
    6. Service-Learning
    7. STEM Programming

Intermediate Outcomes

  • Youth will be safe from violence during program hours
  • Increase school attendance
  • Increased physical activity
  • Increased health and nutritional knowledge
  • Increase year to year academic promotion rate
  • Increased homework completion
  • Increased grades
  • Increased decision-making skills in the following areas:
    • Alcohol and substance use / abuse
    • Early sexual activity and pregnancy
    • Anger management and conflict resolution
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills within a scientific, mathematic or technological context.
  • Learn how to work in teams and help to build relationships.
  • Develop the ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies


  • Youth will be graduated from high school.
  • Youth will be enrolled in post-secondary education and/or employed
  • Youth will have increased resiliency to high risk behaviors
  • Increased physical health
  • Youth will be better prepared to enter the workforce.