Employment & Training

SBIRT/YouthBuild

The Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and the Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) partnered in a pilot program.

YouthGo.gov

The Department of the Interior (DOI) supports and promotes youth involvement in the environment by working across bureaus within DOI to develop policies and programs that support youth engagement, collaborating with other federal departments and initiatives that support youth involvement in the great outdoors, and sharing information and resources through a youth-targeted website, YouthGo.gov.

Navicate

Navicate (formerly Linking Learning to Life, Inc.) is non-profit organization that acts as both a direct service program operator and an intermediary that supports a collaboration of schools, businesses, colleges, and other organizations to foster opportunities for community service, leadership development, career and college exploration, internships, and employment for youth in Vermont as they transition from school to careers and postsecondary education. Navicate started as a local collaboration and it is now supporting programs and partnerships across Vermont.

Los Angeles YouthSource Centers

The City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District work in partnership to reengage youth who have dropped out of high school and assist youth who have graduated high school but are not currently employed. The collaboration is primarily based out of the city’s YouthSource Centers, where youth receive a full assessment and are subsequently referred to appropriate education- or employment-related placements.

Components of the collaboration follow:

Why Service-Learning is Such a Good Idea

Provides a summary of the research on academic engagement and links the research to the practice of service-learning.  Published by Colleagues magazine and publicly available.

Whatever It Takes

Whatever It Takes seeks to ensure that every child in Athens-Clarke County will graduate from a post-secondary education. We, along with our partners, will accomplish this through emphasizing early intervention, recognizing that parents are a child's first and most important teachers, focusing resources in a limited geographic area, identifying and training neighborhood leaders, setting high expectations for all children, creating a culture of success, and using data to direct to policy.

What Works for Older Youth During the Transition to Adulthood

This synthesis examines the role that programs designed to serve older youth can play in promoting positive development and subsequent self-sufficiency in adulthood.

Work Ready Philadelphia

WorkReady Philadelphia is a system of programs supported by public, private, and foundation investments helping more than 10,000 young people annually through high-quality programs that incorporate work experience, skill development, and career and college exposure.

Youth Participation: Making It Real

Thanks to advocacy for and by youth leaders, it is now commonplace at meetings across the country for several folks to stress 'If we are going to plan for young people, we need their voices at this table.' However, reasons for bringing young people to the table vary.

Youth Today

Newspaper on youth work.