Skill Development refers to the mastery of academic and technical content youth need in order to develop a range of non-academic, social and emotional, and employability skills. These skills are sometimes referred to as ‘soft skills’ and are seen as essential in order for youth to be successful in college, career, and beyond.
- November 21, 2014
Building upon AYPF founder Samuel Halperin's landmark 1988 reports, The Forgotten Half: Non-College Youth in America and The Forgotten Half: Pathway to Success…
This convening highlighted the challenges and opportunities of serving youth in transition from foster care.
- November 17, 2014
Erin Russ, Program Associate“Everyone expects you to fail.” These words from one foster care alum in Michigan characterize the circumstances many youth face w…