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Webinar: Planning and Practice: Work-Based Learning for Deaf Youth

Posted | Mar 28 2023

Date: April 20, 2023, 2:00 pm ET  

In this webinar, experts will share tips and strategies for developing and sustaining work-based learning (WBL) programs for deaf youth. Presenters will discuss the benefits of work-based learning, including improved communication skills, problem-solving skills, self-confidence, post-secondary outcomes, sustained long-term employment. Learn more and register. 

Community-Based Alternatives to Youth Incarceration Initiative (Funding Opportunity)

Posted | Mar 28 2023

Grants.gov deadline: April 11, 2023 
JustGrants deadline: April 25, 2023 

With this solicitation, OJJDP will fund jurisdictions to close and repurpose youth detention and correctional facilities, reinvest cost savings to expand community-based alternatives to youth incarceration, and assess and respond to the economic impact of closures on facility staff and surrounding communities. Learn more and apply. 

Resource: Core Youth Outcomes in Youth of Color

Posted | Mar 27 2023

This infographic (PDF, 3 pages) provides data related to disparities among youth experiencing homelessness and those contemplating running away. The data are framed by the RHY Program’s four core outcome areas: safe and stable housing, education and employment, social and emotional well-being, and permanent connections. The infographic can be used to support program implementation, development of materials, grant development, and applied research. Learn more.