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Supporting Youth and Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness through Education and Workforce Partnerships

September 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description: In this webinar, attendees will learn about:

  • the connection between education, employment, and housing affordability outcomes, including as addressed in Home, Together: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness;
  • federal education and employment programs that serve youth experiencing homelessness (McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth, Perkins Career and Technical Education, Adult Education, WIOA Youth Formula, YouthBuild, and Job Corps);
  • policy and practice levers to encourage more targeted local efforts to ensure education and employment program access and success for young people experiencing homelessness;
  • two local programs (Los Angeles and Washington, DC) that serve youth experiencing homelessness through intentional education and employment partnerships.

Time will be provided for Q&A.
Presenters include:

  • Faatimah Muhammad, U.S. Department of Education
  • Jasmine Hayes, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
  • Christina Dukes, National Center for Homeless Education
  • Jennifer Kemp, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Chang Kim, City of Los Angeles
  • Susana Martinez, Latin American Youth Center

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Details

Date:
September 13
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

5900 Summit Avenue, #201
Browns Summit, NC 27214
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