This is part one of a three-part series written by CLASP and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions. Summer Youth Employment Programs (SYEPs) offer short-term, paid opportunities for youth and young adults to gain career exposure, training, and work experience. These programs have been…
In this letter to the chairman and ranking member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, CLASP presents recommendations to promote high-quality apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships to ensure that students with low incomes, students of c
These policy recommendations address health and mental health, employment and economic security, education and career pathways, justice and safe communities, and child care for youth and young adults in America.
CLASP sent this letter to congressional members recommending actions to address the needs of workers in low-wage jobs, those already unemployed and struggling to find work, and those who live in poverty during the economic-fall-out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This report offers practical programmatic solutions that support second chances for young people and raise policy and systems considerations to address equity, collateral consequences, and opportunity.