A Closer Look: The Generation Work Partnership in Indianapolis

This post focuses on the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Generation Work™ partnership in Indianapolis. It is one installment in a broader series that explores how each partnership is working to position young people — especially youth and young adults of color and those from low-income communities — for workplace success.

August 14, 2019

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The Future of Workforce Development? Samaschool is Thinking Gig

Gig jobs are on the rise. It’s an evolution that Sarah Currid, managing director of Samaschool, knows well. The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton recently spoke with Currid about this work and innovative ways to help low-income workers leverage gig jobs to build a brighter, stronger future for their families.

March 26, 2019

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Evaluation of One Baltimore for Jobs Executive Summary

Job Opportunities for Disconnected Young Adults

The One Baltimore for Jobs program sought to connect young African-American males in Baltimore with high-quality jobs in growing industries. This executive summary reviews the program's objectives, outcomes and lessons learned. It supplements a full report that describes the program and explains why Baltimore’s story should inform the workforce development efforts of communities nationwide.

March 5, 2019

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Training Young Women to Become Researchers — and Study Their Own Community's Challenges

A new episode of CaseyCast takes listeners to Adams County, Colorado — one of the fastest growing counties in the state in both population and employment. It’s a community where families face many challenges, including higher rates of child poverty, single motherhood and teen births. It’s also home to an innovative effort that is helping local women, ages 18 to 24, train and work as certified digital interviewers. 

February 21, 2019

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