What's New at NYEC
NYEC WIOA Working GroupIn anticipation of the reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, NYEC will be conducting a monthly working group to craft policy recommendations. The working group will include policy ideas from NYEC members and stakeholders in the field, as well as provide updates on WIOA legislative movements. There are two ways to get involved:
NYEC is convening several national partners to craft a set of principles and model policies for how to engage opportunity youth in the growing green economy. We are working to launch a coalition throughout the country that will build on existing dialogues around green jobs, environmental awareness, and workforce development. Visit our website here.
NYEC 40th Anniversary Publication
NYEC commemorated 40 years of work and progress by publishing We Know What Needs to Be Done. The publication reflects on 40 years of learning and developments and sets a bold vision built upon principles and strategies needed to advance the lives of opportunity youth.
Undocumented Youth 2019 Report Released
The culmination of a convening and series of interviews with practitioners, "Improving Education & Income Generation Outcomes for Undocumented Youth" offers of a host of state and local case studies and recommendations for expanding opportunity for undocumented young people.
Justice-Involved Youth Convenings
On July 23rd 2019, NYEC, the Youth Advocate Program, Inc., the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and the Camden County Workforce Investment Board held a second convening in Camden County, New Jersey, to chart a better path for young people from the county who have been sentenced to out-of-home placements. A release of findings and recommendations will be made available later in the year.
Youth with Disabilities
NYEC is a partner in the Youth Technical Assistance Center (Y-TAC), which is run by the Institute of Educational Leadership through a grant from the Rehabilitation Service Administration. Throughout 2019, NYEC is updating the YSP/KSA training modules, which are being delivered in states around the country.
The National Youth Employment Coalition (NYEC) has numerous opportunities for individuals to get involved.
Find out how to become an NYEC member to get access to members-only services, events, and resources.
The National Youth Employment Coalition improves the lives of the 4.6 million young people who are out of school and out of work.
We do this by improving the effectiveness of the organizations, and the systems, that serve these "opportunity youth."
We collect, study, and support the implementation of best practices, all with a strong equity focus.