CCRY Spring 2016 Meeting Materials

On March 10-11, 2016 CLASP convened the spring meeting of the CCRY Network in Washington, D.C. hosted by FHI 360. During the day and a half, network members engaged in strategic dialogue on behalf of disconnected and disadvantaged youth, with special attention paid to youth with disabilities, career and technical education, boys and young men of color, and implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Below are the PowerPoint presentations and other materials from the meeting.

For a great recap about the meeting’s proceedings, please see Don Spangler of NYEC’s article, “Dispatch from CCRY: Successes and Challenges in Reconnecting“!

About the Meeting:

  1. Agenda
  2. List of Participants

National Policy

  1. National Policy Update: Expanding Opportunities for Low-Income and out-of-School Youth
  2. CLASP’s response to the President’s Proposed 2017 Budget
  3. CLASP’s letter to Congress on Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization
  4. Guidance from the Department of Education on Eligible Career Pathway Programs (HEA’s “Ability to Benefit” provision)
  5. Eligible Career Pathway Programs – Q&A (Ability to Benefit)
  6. Advancing Financial Aid Reform through the Proposed SUCCESS Act

WIOA Implementation

  1. TEGL 8-15 Second Title I Youth Program Transition Guidance
  2. WIOA Game Plan: CLASP’s repository of resources on WIOA implementation
  3. Questions to Consider When Reviewing State Plans
  4. WIOA Opportunities for Action – Eligibility Determination for Out-of-School Youth: Making it Easier for Out-Of-School Youth to Access Services
  5. Washington State self-attestation form
  6. @LIKE program application (self-attestation)
  7. WIOA Key Implementation Dates for Programs Administered by DOL

Youth of Color

  1. Cities United Save the Date
  2. Cities United Key Facts

Federal Partners

  1. 2016 Summer Opportunities Funding Resource Guide
  2. Department of Education’s Reentry Education Toolkit
  3. The Opportunity Project
  4. White House map of place-based initiatives

CCRY Data Project

  1. CCRY Data Project Revisited
  2. CCRY Data Project Presentation
  3. CCRY Research Initiative Report
Youth with Disabilities

Perkins Career and Technical Education

  1. CLASP’s letter to Congress about Perkins CTE reauthorization
  2. Aligned by Design: WIOA and Career and Technical Education
  3. Perkins CTE reauthorization recommendations from the Association for Career and Technical Education and the Natinoal Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium

Resources and Publications

  1. Preventing and Ending Youth Homelessness: A Coordinated Community Response
  2. Expanding Economic Opportunity for Youth through Summer Jobs
  3. Key “Soft Skills” that Foster Youth Workforce Success: Toward a Consensus Across Fields
  4. The Equality of Opportunity Project