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Helping connect young people to workforce and career opportunities in Indianapolis

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.

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Teens and young adults in foster care, involved in the juvenile justice system or facing mental health issues often lack the career-readiness skills and knowledge to gain economic self-sufficiency. But Young Adult Work Opportunities for Rewarding Careers is helping to improve their readiness for the world of work.

Building Paths to Economic Opportunity

Video: Opening Doors for America's Young People

Millions of U.S. teens and young adults are neither in school nor working. We and others are seeking ways to reconnect these young people to educational and job opportunities, creating the next generation of workers and parents.

Video: Partnering With Community Colleges

Based on a nationally recognized model, the Maryland Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training program helps adults complete college occupational programs and earn credentials, training them for jobs and careers and developing skills for life.

Video: Removing Obstacles to Employment

Through social enterprises, California nonprofit REDF is creating jobs and opportunities for people who face some of the greatest barriers to finding work.