We’re adding new workforce resources focused on young adults. Reports featured this month include new statistics on New York City’s out-of-school and out-of-work young adult population; highlight common barriers to securing employment; and effective strategies for connecting young adults to skills and jobs. Visit the Hub Resources page to access these reports.
- Declines in New York City’s Out-Of-School, Out-Of-Work Young Adult Population… But Numbers Remain High (JobsFirstNYC & Community Service Society of New York) presents trends in NYC’s out-of-school, out-of-work young adult population. It is an update to the previous report, Barriers to Entry, published in 2013.
- Barriers to Entry. Fewer Out-of-School, Out-of-Work Young Adults, As Warning Sign Emerge (JobsFirstNYC & Community Service Society of New York) explores what is behind the large decline in out-of-school and out-of-work young adults in NYC and describes this population.
- Reengaging New York City’s Disconnected Youth through Work (Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Department of Health and Human Services) presents the Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) evaluation providing a detailed description of the YAIP model, assesses its implementation, and examines whether the program improved young people’s outcomes during the first year after study enrollment.
- Youth Employment Task Force (City of New York) report provides a set of proposals for the future of City programs for young adults such as Summer Youth Employment Program and Work, Learn, Grow.
- Connecting Young Adults to Skills and Jobs (National Fund for Workforce Solutions) documents emerging practices from the National Fund’s young adult work to date, and also provides a context for understanding the status of young adult sectoral work nationally.