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With the changing labor market and a more globalized economy, a far greater number of jobs require a postsecondary credential. However, many African American young people graduate unprepared for the rigors of college.
With the changing labor market and a more globalized economy, a far greater number of jobs require a postsecondary credential. However, many African-American young people are unprepared for the rigors of college.
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.
In October, CLASP collaborated with the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) in staging a two-day fall pre-conference session, “United to Make a Difference: Improving the Achievement of Young Men of Color,” in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.