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A Job Training Initiative The Trump Administration Should Support

The following post was written by Jonathan Hasak, Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs at Coalition organization Year Up, a national nonprofit organization with 18 sites across the country. A Job Training Initiative The Trump Administration Should Support was originally published in the Forbes Grads of Life Voice on June 14, 2017. Donald Trump was elected president, in part, because

Evidence in Action: Expanding Access to Opportunity Through Work-Based Education Programs

Thanks to the persistence of social entrepreneurs across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This Evidence in Action blog series highlights the voices of the more than 70 social innovation organizations that make up the America Forward Coalition, the results-driven solutions our community has to our country’s most pressing social

How to Build a Stronger Talent Pipeline

The following blog post was written by Elyse Rosenblum, Principal, Grads of Life Earlier this month, President Obama announced that the White House and the U.S. Department of Labor and Department of Education would nearly double last year’s budget request to support young Americans who are out of school and out of work. By proposing $5.5 billion for summer jobs,