Jobs for Youth – What Works, What’s Needed

When experts gathered in Washington recently to discuss a new international study on youth employment, the message was that if we don’t make significant changes in how we guide young people to careers, their employment drought might be permanent. The study by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) delivers evidence about effective education, training and employment approaches here and abroad – but does the United States have the resources and will to expand what we do well and import effective practices from elsewhere?

Forum Communications Director Patrick Boyle led an Urban Institute panel discussion and wrote a blog about the report.
Listen to the panel discussion here
Read the blog here

Publishing Date: 
January 20, 2011