CLASP http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/rss CLASP Highlights Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 Improving Education Outcomes for African American Youth: Issues for Consideration and Discussion http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/improving-education-outcomes-for-african-american-youth-issues-for-consideration-and-discussion Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/improving-education-outcomes-for-african-american-youth-issues-for-consideration-and-discussion For far too long, the academic achievement level of African American students has been unacceptably low, despite an abundance of research on the topic and examples of best practices in communities across the nation.  In response to this ongoing crisis, CLASP has developed a memorandum with key recommendations to help President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans develop policies that reduce inequality and ensure African American youth have pathways to postsecondary education and good careers. The memorandum addresses many critical issues and intervention strategies to ensure youth are connected to school and employment, including implicit bias, culturally responsive pedagogy, school discipline, concentrated poverty, and socio-emotional health.

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The High Cost of Youth Unemployment http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/the-high-cost-of-youth-unemployment Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/the-high-cost-of-youth-unemployment Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Case Back to Lower Court http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/supreme-court-sends-affirmative-action-case-back-to-lower-court Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/supreme-court-sends-affirmative-action-case-back-to-lower-court Education, Employment, and Health Outcomes for Black Boys and Young Men: Opportunities for Research and Advocacy Collaboration http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/education-employment-and-health-outcomes-for-black-boys-and-young-men-opportunities-for-research-and-advocacy-collaboration Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/education-employment-and-health-outcomes-for-black-boys-and-young-men-opportunities-for-research-and-advocacy-collaboration Taking Aim at Gun Violence: Rebuilding Community Education and Employment Pathways http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/taking-aim-at-gun-violence-rebuilding-community-education-and-employment-pathways Wed, 03 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/taking-aim-at-gun-violence-rebuilding-community-education-and-employment-pathways Investing in Boys and Young Men of Color: The Promise and Opportunity http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/investing-in-boys-and-young-men-of-color-the-promise-and-opportunity Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/investing-in-boys-and-young-men-of-color-the-promise-and-opportunity Campaign for Youth Urges Policymakers to Connect Youth To Training and Jobs in Sandy Relief Package http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/campaign-for-youth-urges-policymakers-to-connect-youth-to-training-and-jobs-in-sandy-relief-package Thu, 20 Dec 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/campaign-for-youth-urges-policymakers-to-connect-youth-to-training-and-jobs-in-sandy-relief-package Commentary on Children, Families and Poverty: Definitions, Trends, Emerging Science and Implications for Policy http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/commentary-on-children-families-and-poverty-definitions-trends-emerging-science-and-implications-for-policy Tue, 16 Oct 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/commentary-on-children-families-and-poverty-definitions-trends-emerging-science-and-implications-for-policy Comments to U.S. Department of Education Request for Information on Strategies for Improving Outcomes for Disconnected Youth http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/comments-to-u-s-department-of-education-request-for-information-on-strategies-for-improving-outcomes-for-disconnected-youth Tue, 31 Jul 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/comments-to-u-s-department-of-education-request-for-information-on-strategies-for-improving-outcomes-for-disconnected-youth FACT SHEET: HOUSE WIA REAUTHORIZATION BILL ELIMINATES YOUTH JOBS AND TRAINING http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/fact-sheet-house-wia-reauthorization-bill-eliminates-youth-jobs-and-training Wed, 27 Jun 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/fact-sheet-house-wia-reauthorization-bill-eliminates-youth-jobs-and-training Connecting to Jobs: Local Strategies & Policy Approaches to Employ Black Men http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/connecting-to-jobs-local-strategies-policy-approaches-to-employ-black-men Thu, 24 May 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/connecting-to-jobs-local-strategies-policy-approaches-to-employ-black-men Finding the Will: A Guidebook for Using Youth Distress Data to Promote Community Advocacy and Action http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/finding-the-will-a-guidebook-for-using-youth-distress-data-to-promote-community-advocacy-and-action Tue, 08 May 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/finding-the-will-a-guidebook-for-using-youth-distress-data-to-promote-community-advocacy-and-action In Their Own Words http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/in-their-own-words Thu, 27 Jan 2011 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/in-their-own-words We Dream A World: The 2025 Vision for Black Men and Boys http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/we-dream-a-world-the-2025-vision-for-black-men-and-boys Thu, 09 Dec 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/we-dream-a-world-the-2025-vision-for-black-men-and-boys Building Pathways to Postsecondary Success for Low-Income Young Men of Color http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/building-pathways-to-postsecondary-success-for-low-income-young-men-of-color Tue, 30 Nov 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/building-pathways-to-postsecondary-success-for-low-income-young-men-of-color Recommendations for WIA Reauthorization Title I Youth Provisions http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/recommendations-for-wia-reauthorization-title-i-youth-provisions Tue, 17 Aug 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/recommendations-for-wia-reauthorization-title-i-youth-provisions Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for Dropout Prevention and Recovery http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/reauthorizing-esea-considerations-for-dropout-prevention-and-recovery Mon, 29 Mar 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/reauthorizing-esea-considerations-for-dropout-prevention-and-recovery Building a Comprehensive Youth Employment Delivery System: Examples of Effective Practice http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/building-a-comprehensive-youth-employment-delivery-system-examples-of-effective-practice Tue, 09 Mar 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/building-a-comprehensive-youth-employment-delivery-system-examples-of-effective-practice Follow the Money: Funding and Legislative Opportunities on the Horizon for Communities to Serve Disconnected Youth http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/follow-the-money-funding-and-legislative-opportunities-on-the-horizon-for-communities-to-serve-disconnected-youth Tue, 09 Mar 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/follow-the-money-funding-and-legislative-opportunities-on-the-horizon-for-communities-to-serve-disconnected-youth The Safety Net's Response to the Recession http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/the-safety-nets-response-to-the-recession Thu, 08 Oct 2009 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/the-safety-nets-response-to-the-recession Youth Opportunity Grant Evaluation Fact Sheet http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/youth-opportunity-grant-evaluation-fact-sheet Fri, 19 Jun 2009 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/youth-opportunity-grant-evaluation-fact-sheet Creating Postsecondary Pathways to Good Jobs for Young High School Dropouts http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/creating-postsecondary-pathways-to-good-jobs-for-young-high-school-dropouts Wed, 29 Oct 2008 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/creating-postsecondary-pathways-to-good-jobs-for-young-high-school-dropouts Our Youth, Our Economy, Our Future: A National Investment Strategy for Reconnecting America's Youth http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/our-youth-our-economy-our-future-a-national-investment-strategy-for-reconnecting-americas-youth Tue, 28 Oct 2008 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/our-youth-our-economy-our-future-a-national-investment-strategy-for-reconnecting-americas-youth A Collective Responsibility, A Collective Work: The supporting the Path to Positive Life Outcomes for Youth in Economically Distressed Communities http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/a-collective-responsibility-a-collective-work-the-supporting-the-path-to-positive-life-outcomes-for-youth-in-economically-distressed-communities Fri, 16 May 2008 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/youth/topics/youth-of-color/highlights/a-collective-responsibility-a-collective-work-the-supporting-the-path-to-positive-life-outcomes-for-youth-in-economically-distressed-communities