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Project The Big Blur
An argument for erasing the boundaries between high school, college, and careers, and creating one new system that works for everyone. The Solution We believe a system that would more effectively support older adolescents’ success…
January 19, 2023
Report/Research Modernizing Career Navigation in the United States
To help all students and jobseekers better navigate the rapidly changing job market and make informed choices about their educational and career paths, the United States must make systemic reforms and strategic investments in career…
September 15, 2022
Report/Research Personalizing the Learning and Work Experiences of Young Adults
As the economy struggles to recover from the pandemic and the ensuing volatility and labor shortages, leaders in the field of young adult talent development are seeing a need to develop approaches that address the…
March 29, 2022
Webinar Youth Apprenticeship: A Vision for the Future, A Plan for Today
Learn more about the promise of apprenticeship for in-school and out-of-school youth. Learn more about the promise of apprenticeship for in-school and out-of-school youth. Visit JFF's Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning Introduction & Opening…
November 16, 2021
Project Youth Apprenticeship Intermediaries
Funder U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship Timeline 2019 – 2023 Target Population Youth Ages 16-21 Locations Nationwide Key Partners CareerWise Colorado Institute for American Apprenticeships The Manufacturers Association of Central New York Key…
February 26, 2021
Report/Research Young Adult Talent Development: Meeting the Reinvention Challenge
Community-based organizations that serve young adults with barriers to education and employment are experiencing myriad new challenges and opportunities as they navigate the triple threat of a global pandemic, economic and employment volatility, and a…
February 2, 2021
Report/Research Young Adult Talent Development: How to Keep the Momentum Going During COVID-19
This brief shares lessons about sustaining young adult talent development efforts amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, a collapsing economy, and reexamination of the work in light of the rekindled Black Lives Matter movement.…
January 27, 2021
Report/Research Gig Work in the COVID-19 Era: More Risk, Less Opportunity
In a follow-up to our 2019 study of low-income young adult gig workers, JFF reconnected with study participants to explore how they had been affected by the pandemic-driven health and economic crises. We learned that…
September 24, 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