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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 10/26/2017

    The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services’ Labor Market Information division has officially launched the new version of Real-Life Arkansas, a website featuring a lifestyle budget calculator, targeted toward Arkansas high school and college students to help them plan for the future based on the lifestyle they want to achieve.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 10/2/2017

    The Youth Services Team within the Employment and Training Administration is launching "Our Journey Together: The WIOA Youth Program Technical Assistance (TA) Series" to support the workforce system in their programming efforts to improve outcomes for youth.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 10/2/2017

    Department/Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture Dates: October 2 – October 23, 2017 

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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.