New Ways To Work
For nearly 40 years, we have brought together local leaders, practitioners and organizations to prepare youth for the future.
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Our 2021 Data Report on LA’s Opportunity Youth
In 2021, the City of Los Angeles (LA) was home to approximately 3.9 million people, making it the second most populous city in the country. Given its size, it is not surprising that LA is also home to the second largest population of teens and young adults (ages 16- 24)...
Our 2022 Data Report on CA’s Opportunity Youth
New Ways to Work, in partnership with California Opportunity Youth Network, released a an updated analysis of California’s opportunity youth. New Ways to Work, California Opportunity Youth Network (COYN), and its dedicated members have been and continue to work diligently to expand the opportunities for the state’s young adult population...
Educate California Joins New Ways to Work
New Ways to Work announces alliance with Educate California to expand its comprehensive efforts to connect at-risk youth with resources and opportunities. The alliance creates more support for middle and high school aged children to prepare them for college, careers, and life after high school (August 24, 2022-Los Angeles —...
Opportunity Youth: A Guide to Local Action
Expanding Workforce and Career Development Pathways for Opportunity Youth: A Guide to Local Action Gain a roadmap to expand access to and improve the quality of workforce and career development services provided for 16- to 24-year-old opportunity youth - defined as youth who are disconnected from both school and work...
A New Year. A New Ways.
A Letter From Our President
We welcome 2021 as a year of hope and rebuilding. While the Covid-19 pandemic continues to devastate many communities and families, we must continue to advocate for and rebuild our social institutions of education, work and social well-being.
I am proud to join the New Ways to Work team as President and Executive Director. As we enter 2021, New Ways to Work has revised its vision, mission and value statements to reflect our dedication to the field of youth workforce development.
Check Out Our Latest Toolkits!
Check out the four Work-Based Learning Toolkits we have recently completed, all of which support early workplace exposures, explain quality work-based learning and the career development continuum, describe work readiness/professional skill standards, and provide definitions of the full range of WBL options. Each toolkit includes support materials, tip sheets, fact sheets and implementation tools. To learn more, or to have us tailor a toolkit for your organization, just give us a call at 707-824-4000 x22.