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Tool American Rescue Plan Funds Can Transform Education for Young Adults
The recently passed American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provides states with an unprecedented opportunity to use federal stimulus funds for innovative new educational programs supporting students who have fallen behind—including the millions of high school…
May 18, 2021
Report/Research Nonprofits Offer a Road Map for Colleges Implementing the Google IT Certificate Program
This brief offers a look at actionable strategies developed by nonprofit organizations that community colleges can follow to increase learner retention, completion, and job placement rates through short-term and online workforce training models. This brief…
February 12, 2021
Report/Research Redesigning Training Programs for the COVID-19 Era and Beyond
Training and education will be key to helping displaced workers find stable jobs in the post-pandemic recovery, but programs need to be reimagined with equity at the forefront to ensure that they benefit everyone equally.…
October 14, 2020
Tool JFF's Framework for a High-Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Program
These 6 aspirational characteristics of high-quality pre-apprenticeship programs can build equity and improve success in new or existing programs. Pre-apprenticeship programs can be delivered by a range of entities and are designed to prepare underprepared…
July 17, 2019
Project Inclusive Regional Economic Development
JFF designs place-based strategies to advance economic opportunity through activation of cross-sector networks and an unwavering commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. JFF designs place-based strategies to advance economic opportunity through activation of cross-sector networks…
May 20, 2019
Project 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
Project Best Bet Services
We provide custom services and user-friendly tech tools to help students find a career pathway that suits their interests and fills regional employer needs. Best Bet Services provide youth, teachers and counselors, school districts, community…
April 18, 2018
Project Talent for the Future
Juan left high school and became homeless. But he has skills and drive and found a Back on Track program to help him prepare for a career in IT. JFF helps employers leverage an untapped…
April 18, 2018
Project Pathways to Prosperity
We are boldly reimagining how U.S. education and workforce systems meet state and regional talent needs and prepare young people for careers. We are boldly reimagining how U.S. education and workforce systems meet state and…
April 18, 2018