Mentoring Solutions for Sustaining Youth Employment

In this time of social distancing and multiple pandemics, MENTOR thinks a lot about power, privilege, and opportunities, especially when it comes to how young people will access the job market. Last September, Equitable Futures surveyed approximately 1,200 young people ages 15- to 21-years old and found 39% of the respondents were Very Concerned or…

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A Long End to a Long Year

The latest COVID relief legislation passed by Congress and signed by President Trump on December 27th, despite more than eight months of haggling and drama, hastily unveiled, too small, and yet also predictable. It closely resembles a proposal from Senate Republicans months ago. Packaged with FY21 regular federal appropriations – also near levels agreed to…

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Compass Rose Collaborative Brings Positive Change to Communities and Justice Involved Youth

Positive change is at the heart of  FHI 360’s Compass Rose Collaborative, a network of local community-based organizations, employers, community colleges and other support services committed to promoting successful reentry for returning youth after incarceration or other involvement with the justice system. The collaborative supports young adults living in high-crime and high-poverty communities by: Implementing…

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