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Teaching Students About the World of Work: A Challenge to Postsecondary Educators

Students attend college to strive for success. Yet few college students know why it is so important to build a network to support their ambitions—or how to do it. Teaching Students About the World of…

May 19, 2020

The Business Case for Work-Based Learning

JFF can help JFF works with top companies like Lockheed Martin, John Deere, Nissan, Honda, and Best Buy to put work-based learning into action. We help companies assess their business drivers, evaluate talent needs, and…

March 25, 2020

Connecting Opportunity Youth to Postsecondary Credentials and Careers

Today, 4.5 million young adults ages 16 to 24 are out of school and unemployed. Often referred to as “opportunity youth,” they face significant barriers in the labor market. Policymakers must learn from proven college…

February 6, 2020

Inclusive Economic Development: Good for Growth and Good for Communities

Many communities are embracing “inclusive economic development” as a way to address inequity that persists even as the economy grows. In an effort to spark a national conversation about the conditions needed to achieve inclusive…

January 9, 2020

Preparing Opportunity Youth for the Future of Work

The future of work—resulting from fast- paced changes in technology, artificial intelligence, robotics, and fluctuations in the way we perform work—will create economic growth and new jobs across the country, but only for communities that…

January 2, 2020

Waves Of Change: Adapting District Strategy and Culture to Prepare All Students for the Future

Transforming traditional high schools to better prepare all graduates to succeed both in college and the new world of work is a daunting task. But it can be done—and in a relatively short period of…

December 13, 2019

California’s Health Care Solution: The California Endowment’s 21st Century Pathways to Health Careers

This brief presents examples of successful practices that develop equitable student-centered pathways to health careers at several of the 14 sites of the Building Healthy Communities initiative. This brief presents examples of successful practices that…

November 18, 2019

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

Making Higher Education Policy Work for The Untapped Workforce

Learn how higher education policy can transform our education and workforce systems to support the untapped workforce and prepare them for the 21st century economy. Related Content

April 29, 2019

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