This project intends to build a comprehensive understanding of the program and policy landscape and how to best support and promote effective public policy in order to advance Opportunity Youth employment outcomes. Opportunity youth are 18-29 year olds who are not engaged in school or work and are facing barriers to education and/or employment due to any number of factors, including homelessness, disability, criminal record, child intervention involvement, mental health concerns, poverty, etc.
- Amount: $17,813
- Type: Project Grant
- Total Budget: $135,627
- Period: Nov 2020 to Jun 2021
PolicyWise for Children & Families - https://policywise.com/
- Project Leader: Naomi Parker , Robyn Blackadar
- Keywords: At-Risk Youth , Youth Employment , Youth Employment Outcomes , Youth Unemployment