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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New Ways to Work and California Opportunity Youth Network (COYN) announced today that they have received a grant in the amount of $400,000 from the Walter S. Johnson Foundation to be awarded over two years. An alliance formed to help the most vulnerable populations, New Ways to Work and COYN...
Watch our June 3rd panel presentation about how scalable technologies in VR, industry training and Industrial training platforms create new opportunities to enable vulnerable populations to have greater accessibility to job training and career readiness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6ma9aOxdn8
Summary – It’s all about practice – but what do we call a practice when we uncover one we like? Is it a “Best Practice” simply because it seems to be working? If everything we like is “best” then nothing is.Do words matter? Does what we call things really...
Summary – Fast food chains are a classic provider of first-time jobs for youth. This makes the trend of replacing these roles with artificial intelligence a great concern for economic development and social services professionals working with at-risk youth.With the onslaught of issues, pre- and post- pandemic, It’s difficult for...
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.