Opportunity Youth Collaborative
California Will Roll Out a New Jobs Plan for System-Involved Youth
Under a plan approved by the U.S. Department of Labor earlier this month, California counties will be able to provide more job-training and career-readiness services to current and former foster youth — a group that has long struggled with high rates of unemployment.
Los Angeles County Creates Its First Ever Youth Commission
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create the county’s first Youth Commission, answering long-standing calls from youth advocates to give young people a seat at the table shaping policies and programs that impact their lives.
Los Angeles County Dedicates $11.8M in State Homelessness Funding to Youth
As the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors moved to make big investments Tuesday toward stemming the county’s homelessness crisis, they voted to direct more of that money to support the growing number of youth experiencing homelessness.
Los Angeles Partnership Aims to Give All Foster Youth Work Experience Before Exiting Care
Over the next month, Los Angeles County will roll out an electronic system that supporters say will make it easier for youth in foster care to enroll in programs in the county’s workforce system.