WIOA is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market. AYPF is particularly interested in Title I services that support and prepare youth in and out-of-school for postsecondary education and careers and how states and districts use WIOA dollars to collaborate with other youth-serving programs.
Harnessing the Potential of Young Adults: How Programs Are Using Youth Voice, Education, and Workforce Development to Transform Systems (Boston, MA & East Providence, RI)
This study tour consisted of site visits & presentations from labor, child welfare & juvenile justice leaders about systems to achieve greater youth outcomes.
- October 8, 2019
Betsy Brand stresses the importance of afterschool programs to help youth develop college and career readiness skills.
- March 28, 2019
This resource tool examines how state leaders can leverage ESSA, IDEA, Perkins V, and WIOA to ensure that students are college and career ready.
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.