The Becoming Champions for Change: Youth Learning Series is a sequence of self-paced e-training designed specifically for youth. Learners who complete this course will receive a grounding in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) definitions. Then, they will engage in high-level activities connecting DE&I with communication, culture, and empathy. Through eModules and facilitated sessions, youth will engage in activities that introduce and explore culture, encourage respectful conversation, and inspire meaningful reflection and learning. This workshop series is designed to provide youth with a safe space to discuss DE&I-related topics with their Navigators.
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has developed a list of 8 key career readiness competencies that individuals can use as guidelines to prepare for success in the world of work. A competency is the ability to do something successfully or efficiently. Being career ready means that you have these skills or core competencies and can apply them in real world work scenarios as you manage your career over time. Read Becoming Career Ready for a snapshot of each of these competencies and ways in which you can enhance and advance your development of each.
FHI360’s Youth Development Practitioner Apprenticeship program offers employers the opportunity to recruit and train employees while giving back to the community and filling their talent pipeline. YDPA targets both existing professionals and opens options for new professionals with lived experience in the communities they serve. Occupations include youth service intake counselors, outreach workers, or justice reentry case workers among others.
This annual review summarizes the work and accomplishments of the National Institute for Work and Learning across the areas of college and career readiness, workforce development, and research and evaluation. It references major projects, publications and events, and uses data to demonstrate outputs and, where possible, outcomes. The review also mentions new work won and our agenda for 2022.
Restorative, or humanizing language, removes stereotypes and labels and shows solidarity and support to people and communities impacted by a variety of circumstances. Through this guide, we encourage our clients and partners to support and lead change.
Follow FHI 360’s STEM2D Coach and Bridge to Employment youth as they demonstrate the science behind making one of everyone’s favorite treats- ice cream! Host an event with your students where they can learn all about chemistry and how different states of matter are important in the ice cream making process.
This highlights the work and success of NIWL programming in 2020.
Launched in 2019, the Young Adult Leadership Council is a key component of NIWL’s Compass Rose Collaborative, a young adult reentry program. This program combines the principles of youth-adult partnerships with reentry programming.
The Career Awareness for Youth & Young Adults eModule is a self-paced training designed specifically for youth who are interested in journeying through the career exploration and discovery processes. Youth will explore 21st century and workplace readiness skills, create their own Education & Career Plan, and complete self-assessments that may guide them further in the exploration process. Youth will also explore informational interviews, as well as learn the ins and outs of standard interview practices, including Behavioral Based Interviews. Youth will explore and identify essential elements of resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profiles, leading to the development of their own digital portfolio that will help them standout as a competitive candidate for employment.
El eMódulo de Concienciación Profesional para Jóvenes y Adultos Jóvenes también está disponible en español.
This provides a quick overview of the Johnson & Johnson funded global Bridge to Employment program. Also available in Spanish.