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- Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA)
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- February 3, 2023
Equitable Pathways to Opportunities for Young People
AYPF Youth Policy Consultants share insights on creating equitable pathways to opportunities for youth.
- February 4, 2020
Colorado’s efforts to align education and workforce needs in rural communities
Dr. Loretta Goodwin talks about the promising efforts underway in Colorado to align education and workforce opportunities for students.
- February 5, 2019
42 Years of CTE Policy: Progress and Lingering Challenges
Betsy Brand discusses the important role CTE plays in preparing youth for workforce success.
How National Service Can Advance the Mission, Goals, and Capacity of Nonprofits
This webinar highlighted how service year programs at nonprofits can strengthen an organization’s ability to reach its goals and fulfill its mission over time.
From Diversion to Reentry: How Community-Based Programs Support Federal and State Policies for Systems-Involved Youth (Washington, DC)
This study tour in Washington, DC brought together congressional staff to learn about community-based programs that improve outcomes for systems-involved youth.
Using Data to Promote Access to High-Quality Work-Based Learning: Tools and Considerations for States
This webinar provided an overview of the role geographic information systems (GIS) and WBL measures can play in helping states make data-driven WBL decisions.
- May 30, 2018
Strengthening the Pipeline between High School and College
Samaura Stone examines what one local community college is doing to create pathways to postsecondary success for local high school students.
- January 9, 2018
AYPF Policy Pillars, Part 1: Pathways to College and Career Readiness and Success
Betsy Brand highlights the first of four AYPF policy goals---career pathways.
Learning for Careers: The Pathways to Prosperity Network
This forum highlighted how key actors in Delaware, a Pathways to Prosperity state, worked together to develop and implement a coherent strategic career pathway…
- November 8, 2017
The New CTE: Let’s Talk About Skills
Jessica Kannam discusses how three CTE programs define and incorporate skill development in their work.
Employer-Driven Innovations in CTE: Promise, Practice, & Opportunities for Policy
This forum presented leading research on CTE and analysis of the evolving workforce needs which have influenced the development of innovative CTE strategies.
- July 19, 2017
A Bigger Picture: Innovation in CTE and Career Pathways in Ohio
Danny Gillis explores how career and technical education (CTE) can strengthen equity.
- May 2, 2016
Creating the “Win-Win” for Schools and Employers: Lessons from Los Angeles
Jenna Tomasello, Policy AssociatePart of what it takes to ensure students are college and career ready is to provide students with hands-on, workplace learnin…
- April 27, 2016
Top 5 Lessons from Miami: Career Pathways in Action
By Carinne Deeds and Zachary MalterOn May 31st and April 1st, 2016, AYPF staff and a group of congressional staff and national education leaders visited Miami …
Study Tour (Los Angeles, CA) Integrating Career Readiness into K-12 Schooling for Postsecondary Success
This study tour highlighted how schools are integrating more robust academic content, higher-order skills, and academic mindsets practices with career educatio…
Study Tour (Miami, FL) How Career Pathways Lead to Student Success
This study tour focused on how a large, urban school district developed career pathways that create opportunities for all students to be successful in high sch…
- November 30, 2015
Revisiting Youth Apprenticeships
George Knowles, Digital Communications AssociateFor youth who are struggling to find employment, the job market can seem like a bleak place. As of July 2015, …