Announcements

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 4/9/2018

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) - State Education Agency (SEA) grants (Short Title: AWARE-SEA).  

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 3/28/2018

    The Facebook Community Boost program is designed to help small businesses, nonprofits, workers and job seekers develop digital and social media skills

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 2/5/2018

    Coaching Boys Into Men is excited to present a Three-Part Webinar Series featuring Athletes As Leaders, a companion program to CBIM for empowering female athletes! Athletes are given the tools to be leaders in changing peer norms and school climate into a culture of safety and respect.  Learn everything you need to know to get the program started in your community with our upcoming webinar series!

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 1/16/2018

    The Career Pathways Community is looking for proposals from across adult, higher education, and industry partners. Do you know a successful model, or program, that's meeting WIOA requirements? Are you finding new resources for supporting a broader group of learners, persons with disabilities, or English Language Learners?  Do you have some great strategies for contextualizing instruction? Consider sharing them with adult education peers nationwide.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 1/10/2018

    SSA today has issued a request for information (RFI) seeking public input on strategies for improving the adult economic outcomes of youth ages 14 to 25 with disabilities receiving SSI. The input SSA receives will inform its deliberations about potential policy changes and the design of future demonstration projects for transition-age SSI recipients.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 12/20/2017

    MyPath Ensures Working Youth and Young Adults Get Banked and Start Saving When They Earn Their First Paycheck:

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 11/29/2017

    Is effectively engaging and retaining OSY a challenge in your local area? How would you like to be part of a diverse and dynamic group consisting of participants from around the country that focuses on tackling this issue head-on?  Apply now to participate in the Youth Cohort Challenge.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 10/26/2017

    Third Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Youth Formula Program Guidance Purpose: To provide guidance and planning information to states, local workforce areas, and other recipients of WIOA Title I youth formula funds on the activities associated with the implementation of WIOA.  

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 10/26/2017

    In a majority of states, funding for public postsecondary institutions is partially based on performance or outcomes. CLASP suggests states need to build robust “equity measures” into their funding formulas. Research implies that using outcomes-based funding without equity measures disincentivizes colleges from helping low-income, underprepared, and/or adult students, as well as students of color, enter and complete programs.  

  • National Coalition for College Completion Announces Nationwide Mobilization
    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 10/26/2017

    These two guides provide current information and resources about the options for high school equivalency and about the general topic of college and career ready academic standards. In addition to the guides, ETA developed two short webcasts to introduce the guides, beginning with an overview of the documents purpose and content, followed by a section-by-section summary.