Announcements

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  • National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador Program
    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 4/6/2015

    The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, launched in 2006, annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems and placing more students on a lifelong path of civic engagement by recognizing institutions that achieve meaningful, measureable outcomes in the communities they serve.

  • What if a college education just isn't for everyone- Then what?
    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 4/6/2015

    This guide contains information valuable to all current and future college students, it focuses on data and resources specific to Hispanic students looking to further their education. Here you’ll find information on how to make college more affordable, scholarships and educational resources specific to Hispanic students, background on Hispanic college enrollment, and a ranking of the 32 most affordable Hispanic Serving Institutions in the country.

  • IMLS Announces Funding Opportunity; Encourages Museum Applicants to Submit Projects that Advance Learning and Support of STEM Knowledge for At-Risk Youth
    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 4/6/2015

    The STEM in 30 program, which consists of live, fast-paced, 30-minute webcasts, is designed to increase interest and engagement in STEM for students. To enhance the learning experience, classes can get involved with the content through the interactive Cover It Live feature, including poll questions and classroom activities. The webcast will be available live on the National Air and Space Museum website as well as NASA TV, and will be archived for on-demand viewing.

  • Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the Challenge of Preparing Young Americans for the 21st Century
    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 4/6/2015

    The Employment and Training Administration released Training &  Employment Guidance letter 23-14 "Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program Transition" to provide guidance and planning information to states, local workforce areas, and other recipients of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title I youth formula funds on the activities associated with the implementation of WIOA.

  • Webinar! What's in Your Piggy Bank? Motivating Young First-Time Workers to Save
    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 3/13/2015

    Secretary Perez announces a partnership with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, in coordination with the League of Cities, to integrate financial literacy skills training into state and city summer jobs programs.