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.
This blog discusses joint guidance from the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice on on meeting the educational needs of youth in juvenile justice systems.
This paper provides strategies promote healthy development and mitigate the impact of trauma on vulnerable youth.
This article cites a 2007 report by CLASP about the value of the summer jobs program for youth.
For youth who have been incarcerated, returning to the community is a difficult process. Youth must adjust to being back at home with family and friends while attempting to re-enter school or find employment. Unfortunately, many young people encounter major roadblocks along the way, such as lost school credits or inability to find a job.
Andrea Barnes gave the Member Spotlight and presented on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) at the National Collaboration for Youth's Washington Policy Council Meeting.
Kisha Bird appeared on the show to provide top-line findings of a new policy paper on the state of American youth of color in the areas of employment and education.
This brief shows how Trump's justice department has turned back progress for youth and young adults of color. It also provides an anti-incarceration framework to combat law-and-order policies.
This brief from the Campaign for Youth explains why our economic future depends on the next generation of young Americans becoming ready for college, work, and life. It also presents strategies for achieving that.
On March 26, 2018, Andrea Amaechi will present at a workshop entitled “Creating Responsive Partnerships that Lead to Employment for Out-of-School Youth” at the National Association of Workforce Boards forum in Washington, D.C.