Category: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

[Apply Now] YouthBuild Program

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration is seeking applications for YouthBuild program grants. Authorized by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act these grants help organizations to provide pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training, and employment services to high-risk youth, ages 16 to 24, including youth in foster care, youth involved in the criminal …

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Reentry Essentials: An Overview of Employment and Correctional Education

By CSG Justice Center Staff This is the first in a series of posts on aspects of successful reentry. Each post will include curated resources related to the featured reentry topic. Employment Can Improve Reentry Outcomes Employment is widely seen by reentry service providers, researchers, policymakers, and people who were previously incarcerated as crucial to …

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Register for Webinar: From the Correctional System to the Workforce—How State Policies Can Support Re-Entry

Hosted by the National Skills Coalition In this webinar, presenters from the National Skills Coalition, the CSG Justice Center, the Center for Employment Opportunities, and Washburn Tech University will discuss opportunities for supporting people with criminal records under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The webinar will include examples of how states have incorporated …

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