Well-designed workforce development or occupational training programs at postsecondary institutions allow individuals who earn credentials to connect their academic achievements directly with local employers in that field. Such training program ideally provide a pipeline directly to employers, or teach skills that are in demand in the regional labor market. These programs are most often found at community colleges.
Materials and resources from the Spring 2016 CCRY Meeting in Washington, DC.
LaVeeda Morgan Battle, Esq., Board Chair
Battle Law Firm
Lisa Brown, Board Vice-Chair
Vice President and General Counsel, Georgetown University
John M. Bouman, Secretary
President, Sargent Shriver National Center for Poverty Law
Head of Youth Engagement and Skills, Global Business Coalition for Education
On July 17, 2015, CLASP hosted its annual forum on boys and young men of color in Washington, D.C. Investing in Young Men of Color as Community Assets featured dynamic thought leaders discussing concrete solutions that can close the gaps in education, employment, and health outcomes for boys and young men of color.
CLASP provides research and resources on credentialing in the U.S.
CLASP and NWLC jointly release an implementation guide for the Child Care and Development Block Grant reauthorization.
Fact sheets, publications, and other resources from the April 1-2, 2015 CCRY meeting.
CLASP has provided an overview of the Child Care and Development Block Grant of 2014 as well as resources for its implementation.