On October 23, Kisha Bird will give the keynote “Our Youth, Our Economy, Our Future: Strategies that Make a Difference in Youth Workforce Development” at the Connecticut Department of Labor’s 2017 Youth Summit in Hartford, CT.
A CLASP article on access to education and the workforce for formerly incarcerated youth is reprinted by the Youth Transition Funders Group.
This fact sheet provides an overview of positive investments in youth in President Obama's FY 2015 budget proposal, including pathways to reconnection for opportunity youth, summer jobs programs, and work experience and national service.
Kisha Bird moderated a panel discussion with policymakers titled "What’s Next in Federal Youth Employment Policy: New and Emerging Opportunities."
On March 24, 2015, CLASP's Youth Team hosted the webinar "WIOA: Expanding Opportunities for Low-Income and Out-of-School Youth" that addressed important changes to the law and how to maximize opportunities for low-income and out-of-school youth.