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This fact sheet is an overview of NIWL’s work in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D) education and career readiness.
Part of NIWL’s Volunteer Tip Series, Intro to Gender helps youth navigators (1) better understand the increasing diversity of the young people who may participate in this program, and (2) some of the deeper issues associated with gender and the broader effort to promote an inclusive and just society.
Part of NIWL’s Volunteer Tips Series, Engaging Youth helps youth navigators prepare for, engage with, and inspire youths.
Part of NIWL’s Volunteer Tip Series, Youth Brain Development provides youth navigators with a basic overview and key concepts related to brain development. Understanding adolescent brain development provides important information for supporting young people as they navigate this period of development.
Part of NIWL’s Volunteer Tip Series, STEM Messaging for Parents, outlines key messages that can be shared with parents, both to convince them of the value of STEM education and career options and to help them promote and maintain their child’s interest in STEM.
Angela Shenton (Sr. Director, IT Procurement, Johnson & Johnson) and Lisa Johnson (Director, National Institute for Work and Learning, FHI360) co-hosted this STEM2D Live Event, which explored the importance of engaging and mentoring girls along STEM²D career paths. Brenda Okereke (Rutgers University School of Engineering student) and Gloria Candelario Hossri (J&J volunteer mentor) shared their […]
Reimagining Workforce Policy in the Age of Disruption: A State Guide for Preparing the Future Workforce Now
The Future Workforce Now initiative developed an agenda for U.S. state policy leaders to prepare the workforce, addressing technological disruptions affecting current and future workers and workplaces.
This paper offers programmatic solutions for education and employment for young people impacted by the U.S. justice system. These best practices were informed by work from the Compass Rose Collaborative.
This individual success plan template, created through youth-adult partnership, can be used to encourage and motivate young people and the adults they work with in creating a plan for personal, social, and economic success.
On April 1, 2020, CLASP and FHI 360 hosted a webinar on supporting young adults with transformation, reentry, and connections to employment. We discussed how communities are connecting young adults who have been impacted by the criminal justice system to employment, education pathways, and supportive services.