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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According to the latest American Community Service data, taken in 2021, there are over 570,000 young people ages 16-24 in California who are disconnected from school and work. This represents 20% increase from 2019. In the evolving landscape of our modern economy, one of the most critical, yet often overlooked...
Summary – The latest string of supreme court decisions means that we will need to work even harder to create and gain access to educational and workforce opportunities for most young adults.The recent Supreme Court decisions gutting affirmative action in higher education admissions, the blocking of Biden’s proposed student loan...
According to the latest American Community Service data, there are over 143,000 young people ages 16-24 in Los Angeles County who are disconnected from school and work. This represents 25,000 more than the start of the 2019 COVID epidemic. The recovery of young people returning to school and work has...
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.