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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Youth Workforce Development In California: Overview, Initiatives & Best Practices

California's economic prosperity and societal well-being are deeply intertwined with the development of its youth workforce and by extension, its public youth workforce development system (YWDS), which strives to equip young individuals with essential skills and create pathways for personal and professional growth. This report delves into the various components...

What's New

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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.

A comprehensive, interactive web-based toolkit supports high schools that serve students engaged in CTE Career pathways. Created for the New York City Department of Education.
Four web-based toolkits support program partners engaged in the city’s youth workforce development system. Created for the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development.
An online toolkit supports high schools and community colleges engaged in the region’s Career Pathway programs and partners in Contra Costa County’s youth workforce development system. Created with Earn & Learn East Bay.
A Toolkit that supports P-TECH partnerships across the state of New York. Created with NYS P-TECH, it includes an employer engagement guide and support tools.