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DREAM ACT Handout June 2012 - Youth Advocacy Guide
This handout outlines the history as well as more current activities and proposals regarding establishing a degree of non-immigrant status for illegal immigrants. Also includes guiding questions to help youth and young adults critically think about immigration reform.
Pell Grant Handout June 2012 - Youth Advocacy Guide
This handout provides answers to basic questions about the Pell Grant Program. Also includes a list of guiding questions to help youth and young adults critically think about financial aid for postsecondary education.
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Handout June 2012 - Youth Advocacy Guide
This handout focuses on the youth services component of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Also provides guiding questions to prompt youth and young adults to critically think about workforce development programming for the purpose of advocacy.
HR 4297 WIA Fact SheetFinal
HR 4297 WIA Fact SheetFinal
Certificates: Gateway To Gainful Employment and College Degrees
This report, released in June 2012 by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, discusses: (1) demographic charactersitics of certificate earners; (2) labor marker outcomes for certificate holders; (3) the institutions where certificates are awarded along with the costs associated.
Senate Appropriations Committee Report on FY13 Funding for Labor, HHS, EDU, and Related Agencies
This report describes the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 funding for programs within the Departments of Labor, Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. It was released by the Senate Appropriations Committee on June 14, 2012.
U.S. Senate FY 2013 Appropriations Summary for Labor, Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
Released by the U.S. Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee on June 12, 2012. Summarizes programmatic funding for FY 2013.
Connecting Youth and Business, A Toolkit for Employers
This toolkit provides step-by-step instructions designed to guide companies on options for supproting, training, and employing disconnected youth. The toolkit also includes elements that are applicable to all youth populations.
Legislative Update- Changes Made to Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012
In a June 7th markup session, the U.S. House of Representatives Education and the Workforce Committe must substantive changes to the Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4297), which reauthorizes the Workforce Investment Act.
"Skills to Pay the Bills" - Soft Skills Curriculum for Youth
This announcement by the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA) discusses the development of the Skills to Pay the Bills curriculum that focuses on teaching soft skills and workplace readiness to youth.
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