Community college students today face multiple barriers to achieving their postsecondary goals. In order to help more people juggle the facts of daily life that make it difficult to stay in school and complete credentials, colleges must offer comprehensive, wraparound supports.
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 workforce of low-income young adults like Juan who can fill their talent gaps.
JFF helps low-skilled adults advance to better jobs by combining Adult Basic Education and career and technical training, reducing the time to earn valued credentials in a rapidly changing labor market.