Contracting Opportunities

Concept Papers

DYCD is proud to release the following concept papers. Please see below for further details.

My Brothers Sisters Keeper Concept Paper

In accordance with section 3-16(j) of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) has issued a Concept Paper for My Brother's & Sister's Keeper Youth Council (MBSKYC).  MBSKYC program serves up to thirty young people aged 14 to 24. Begun in 2012 as a pilot program, formerly the Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC), the program offered a small group of twenty high school students the opportunity to formulate a change agenda for the City of New York (City) in a policy area of their choice and to present their recommendations to the mayor.  The MBSKYC will share the goals of the original pilot but expand the age range of the youth participants and introduce a community benefit project involving neighborhood-based youth councils affiliated with DYCD.

We encourage those interested in this program to please submit comments via PASSPort by uploading your comments in the questionnaire tab by June 30, 2021.  Comments received will assist with developing a request for proposals, which will be released mid-Summer of 2021.


DYCD looks forward to receiving your feedback!