On March 5-6, 2018, stakeholders from across the Southeast gathered to engage in strategic dialogue on behalf of low-income youth and young adults, including opportunity youth.
In July 2014, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), passed by Congress with an overwhelming bipartisan majority, was signed into law by President Obama.
Campaign for Youth recently updated Our Youth, Our Economy, Our Future: A Road Map for Investing in the Nation’s Talent Pipeline, an investment strategy that offers a set of recommendations to help national, state, and local public and private stakeholders identify and invest in solutions–and leverage current philanthropic and federal resources.
These strategic planning entities are critical to directly link youth stakeholders and experts to decision making about funding and resource allocation, service implementation, performance measures, and reporting.
Realizing Youth Justice is an advocacy framework aimed at disrupting the devastating impact that criminal and juvenile justice systems have on youth of color and low-income youth. CLASP believes that strengthening investments in workforce, education, and health care is an anti-incarceration strategy that supports youth across the spectrum of justice involvement, including diversion and successful re-entry.
Join CLASP, the Campaign for Youth, and the Gateway to College National Network to learn about successful strategies and partnerships that support out-of-school youth and struggling students to earn secondary and postsecondary credentials.