School-to-Career Partnership

UPS and Casey spearheaded this program in Baltimore, and it has since spread to cities and communities across the nation. The program links UPS and other large employers with community organizations and human services agencies to help prepare young people for independence as they age out of foster care.

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The Benefits of Workforce Exposure and Career Programming for Youth and Young Adults

Research finds that early exposure to the workforce — through work-based learning programs like internships and apprenticeships — increases the likelihood that young adults will be employed and earn family-sustaining wages later in life. The Annie E. Casey Foundation has identified resources that can help young people connect to educational opportunities and jobs.

Published May 2, 2021

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