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We organize our work into three areas to help low-income youth & adults:

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Thursday March 1, 2012
This blog was authored by JFF's former CEO Marlene B. Seltzer. Dear Chairman Kline: Jobs for the Future commends you and the members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce for your commitment to moving the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) forward. As a national education and workforce intermediary organization, JFF identifies, develops, and helps scale up strategies that provide pathways from high school to college to family-sustaining careers for youth and adults struggling to advance in America. As such, we believe that ESEA reauthorization...
Tags: Dual Enrollment, Early College
Tuesday January 31, 2012
JFF On President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union Address
This blog was written by former JFF President and CEO Marlene B. Seltzer. President Obama’s blueprint for revitalizing America’s manufacturing industry, growing clean energy jobs, and preparing our workers for the 21st century will be a great step forward in rebuilding our economy. An important part of that plan is his call for new partnerships between community colleges and businesses to train and place 2 million skilled workers. As the President’s plan noted, “In today’s global economy, a college education is no longer just a privilege for some, but rather a prerequisite for all.” To reach...
Tags: Career Pathways, Dropout Recovery, Early College, Opportunity Youth