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Youth-focused organizations applaud the Biden-Harris Administration commitment to funding youth workforce development with major American Rescue Plan announcement

Washington, DC, September 2—Earlier this summer, the Biden-Harris Administration invited a coalition of youth and young adult facing organizations to participate in a roundtable on youth employment as part of the Administration’s comprehensive strategy to respond to violence and ensure public safety. The Administration’s proposals to invest significant resources in youth employment and evidence-based community…

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New Deal for Youth: “For the People Act Must Pass, Very Least America Can Do to Protect Democracy”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: [email protected]   July 13, 2021  WASHINGTON, DC – Today, young leaders from the A New Deal for Youth initiative called on Congress to pass the “H.R. 1 - For the People Act.” A New Deal for Youth Changemakers, as the young leaders are called, firmly support passage of the bill, but note that it is the bare minimum Congress can do to protect American democracy.   A New Deal for Youth rated the ‘For the People Act’ a 3.3 out of 10 on its legislative…

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Young Leaders Release Post-Pandemic Policy Platform to Ensure America’s Youth Aren’t Left Behind

Youth-Centered, Equity-Focused Framework to Close Gap for America’s Young as Nation Heads Toward Post-Pandemic Future  May 25, 2021, WASHINGTON, DC – As the nation heads toward recovery from the economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, young community leaders will release the New Deal for Youth Policy Platform on Wednesday, May 26, from 4-6pm EST on Facebook and YouTube. The comprehensive…

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Young Leaders Call on Biden Administration, Congress to Support A New Deal for Youth, Counter COVID Impacts on America’s Young Adults

Inspired by FDR’s New Deal, Policy Effort Focuses on Youth-Led and Youth-Centered Solutions to Address Challenges Exacerbated by the Coronavirus Pandemic February 4, 2021, WASHINGTON, DC – Today, young adult leaders from across the country called on the Biden Administration, Members of Congress, public and private sectors decisionmakers to support Why We Can’t Wait: A New…

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