Prepared by Jobs for the Future for the U.S. Department of Education, this article explores the importance of workforce development programming that provides good options for young people. In this document, you will find an overview of “what works” for youth workforce development.
This resource highlights critical strategies and best practices, spotlights exemplars, and identifies additional resources to support local practitioners’ efforts to develop and implement workforce development programs for young people in their communities. This is not an exhaustive survey of the information in the field, but it will provide practitioners with a portal to the knowledge that exists.