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Great Lakes College and Career Pathways Partnership

We support Great Lakes communities in building high-quality college and career pathways that equip students—particularly students who have historically been marginalized or underrepresented—to thrive in college, career, and beyond. JFF is helping the communities develop…

May 7, 2018
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Policy Leadership Trust

This select group of education leaders lets experience be their guide in developing state and federal policies that help students attain credentials for greater success in the labor market. In 2015, JFF established The Policy…

May 7, 2018
Report/Research

Making Opportunities Work for Youth

Adonis, Juan, Rogdericka. Little has been easy for these low-income young people from Boston, Hartford, and New Orleans. But now all three are earning college credentials and finding a permanent path out of poverty. Adonis,…

May 7, 2018
Report/Research

Making Apprenticeship Work for Opportunity Youth

Making Apprenticeship Work for Opportunity Youth Young people who are out of school and unemployed need substantial preparation and supports in order to get and keep a job. Pre-apprenticeships, as well as similar work-based learning…

May 7, 2018
Report/Research

Supporting Second Chances: Education and Employment Strategies for People Returning from Correctional Facilities

Supporting Second Chances: Education and Employment Strategies for People Returning from Correctional Facilities With over 700,000 people transitioning out of state and federal correctional facilities each year, there is an urgent need to do more…

May 7, 2018
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AWAKE

Workforce boards support 15 million Americans each year. JFF provides insights and advice to workforce leaders as they navigate change. The future of work is now, and many workforce boards are aggressively pursuing greater efficiency,…

April 30, 2018
Impact Story

Sector Strategies: The Green/Clean Economy

Sector Strategies: The Green/Clean Economy Going green does more than help the environment; it creates jobs. JFF teams with employers and educators to open green economy careers to low-income adults. Related Content

April 20, 2018
Report/Research

Opportunity Works

A national effort that paved pathways to college and career success for 2,000+ youth who were out of school and work—and proved the impact of JFF’s Back on Track model. A national effort that paved…

April 19, 2018
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C-Town Pathways

What do you get when you cross a global software giant with a Boston high school? The next generation of STEM professionals, innovators, and entrepreneurs ready to change the world. Today’s high school students need…

April 19, 2018

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