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Membership Application 2015
Updated membership application
Improving Youth Programs and Outcomes in Washington, D.C.
Far too few young people in the District of Columbia transition successfully to adulthood by completing high school, earning a post-secondary credential and finding employment. As of 2013, 9 percent of all 16-24 year olds in DC fell into the category of disconnected youth â?? not enrolled in school, not employed, low-income, and with low levels of education. These are findings from a new report, â??Improving Youth Programs and Outcomes in Washington, DC,â?? by Brookings Fellow Martha Ross and education and workforce strategist Mala B. Thakur, formerly the Executive Director of the National Youth Employment Coalition. The report argues that the poor educational and employment outcomes among many D.C. youth programs demand a serious and sustained response by the city, funders, educators, nonprofits, and employers. The authors offer the following recommendations: 1) Invest in performance management and quality improvement at the program level, supporting organizations in rigorously reviewing how they can do the most good for those they serve 2) Develop a more coherent system providing progressive levels of education, training, and support services to prepare young people for jobs and advancement.
WIOA Support Press Release - 6/5/2014
The June 5th, 2014 press release from Congress summarizing the supportive comments, regarding the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, submitted by stakeholders around the country.
NYEC Legislative Alert - Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
This alert concerns the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act - a compromise bill between House and Senate leaders to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act - May 21, 2014
This bill represents an agreement between leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate regarding the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act. Subsequently, the content of this bill is both bipartisan and bicameral in nature. It exists as a comprehensive amendment to the Houses' SKILLS Act (H.R.803), which was passed by the House in early 2013.
NYEC FY 2015 Appropriations Letter Template - May 2014
This is a letter template for organizations and advocates across the coutnry to use when writing their own communications to Congressional appropriators regarding funding for FY 2015.
NYEC Legislative Alert - FY 2015 Appropriations
This alert is about appropriations for fedearl fiscal year 2015.
NYEC FY 2015 Appropriations Letter - May 2014
This is a letter that NYEC submitted in May 2014 to Appropriations Committees in the Senate and House of Representatives regarding funding for FY 2015.
Performance Partnership Pilots Consultation Paper - 4/28/14
This paper, released on April 28, 2014, provides context and proposes some initial design considerations related to the Federal objectives in implementing Performance Partnership Pilots. It also offers key questions that can be used to facilitate discussions that can confirm, refine, or challenege potential design elements and offer responsbile alternatives.
P3 Q&A Invite 2014 04 25
Invitation for the Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) Q & A Webinar to take place 30 April 2014.
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