Bill Would Create One Million New Apprenticeships
‘Year Up’ Sets The Standard on Workforce Development
A gold standard study has found Year Up to have perhaps the strongest evidence to date in connecting youth and young adults to the workforce, perhaps setting the stage for increased investment in the model around the country.
As Pandemic Batters Economy, Foster Youth Bear the Brunt
Jeffrey Thomas has always used basketball as an outlet when times get tough. But nowadays when the 23-year-old Southern Californian needs to take a breather, the natural extrovert can’t meet up with his friends or family.
The Hustle: Photographer Dominque Ross’s Journey from Foster Care to the Red Carpet
He’s shot on the red carpet at the BET awards, backstage at concerts, in VIP sections at Hollywood nightclubs, and in personal photo shoots for celebrities like reality star Erica Mena and R&B singer Keke Wyatt.
Center for Youth Wellness Seeks Toxic Stress Expert to Lead Science Department
The Center for Youth Wellness (CYW), a San Francisco-based organization focused on addressing toxic stress and the study of adverse childhood experiences, is looking to add a vice president of applied and translational science.
New Mexico Celebrates First-Ever Tax Credit for Hiring Foster Youth
Micaela Baca never expected she would play a role in passing a state law. She aged out of foster care in New Mexico at age 18, and wanted to get involved in local advocacy for other kids and youth in foster care.
Muhlhausen, Heritage’s Main Guy on Work Programs, to Lead National Institute of Justice
The Trump Administration has tapped a longtime critic of federal social programs to head up the National Institute of Justice, the Justice Department’s central agency for research, standards development, and program evaluation.
Foster Youth Jobs Bill Introduced in Both Chambers
A bill aimed at incentivizing employers to hire current and former foster youth has been introduced in the House and Senate. The Improved Employment Outcomes For Foster Youth Act (H.R. 2060 and S.