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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 9/29/2017

    Because you are the expert in this work, we want to provide you an opportunity to share with your colleagues on a Discussion, Youth Committees Successes and Lessons Learned: Share your good work and advance the field!,  how your Youth Committee has been successful at advancing your state or local area’s youth goals and what have been the challenges.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 9/6/2017

    It’s always great to know the resources we are sharing on our Community of Practice are useful to you and your team. 

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 8/24/2017

    The Division of Youth Services is excited to launch its technical assistance (TA) series for youth practitioners in the Fall and we can’t wait to get things started! This series focuses on various Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) youth-related topics from eligibility to youth committees.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 7/18/2017

    The Alliance for Excellent Education has explored rising high school graduation rates and low levels of postsecondary readiness among traditionally underserved students in the forthcoming report, Paper Thin? Why All High School Diplomas Are Not Created Equal. 

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 6/21/2017

    Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse is hosting a Webinar: Transportation Access and Its Importance to Economic Mobility and Family Self-Sufficiency Location/ Wednesday, June 28, 2017; 2:00-3:30pm. 

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 5/24/2017

    The Month of May explores several youth issues:  Global Youth Traffic Safety  National Foster Care  National Teen Pregnancy Prevention 

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 5/1/2017

    The #Gen2GenSummer Challenge is part of Encore.org’s Generation to Generation campaign, a national effort to inspire adults over 50 to make a positive difference in the lives of children and youth. 

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 4/18/2017

    U.S. Department of Labor in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Reentry Week cordially invites you to celebrate a series of events and activities, April 24-28, 2017, highlighting issues, as well as resources for those roughly 600,000 recently incarcerated citizens as they return to their communities and families. 

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 4/18/2017

     April 26, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration  The webcast will help you navigate the free employment, training, benefits and financial education resources available to assist you, whether your employment is with a private sector employer or the Federal government.  

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 3/27/2017

    Women are disproportionately affected by student loan debt. The American Association for University Women recently reported that 53% of women have high student loan debt just one year after graduation, compared to 39% of men. Many women also face the added difficulties of trying to go to college for the first time later in life, returning to school after long gaps of time, and attaining a degree while being a single parent.