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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…
A Debt to be Paid: Reparations and a New Deal for Youth
“As a Black woman, I definitely have more of a desire for [reparations] to happen. But I do feel like everybody should be able to recognize that there is a debt to be paid to the descendants of African slaves.” - Kaylyn Goode, A New Deal for Youth Changemaker In May of 2021, New Deal…
Janelle Jones – Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Labor
In recognition of International Day of the Youth, Janelle Jones, chief economist at the department of labor recorded this video in support of a new deal for youth. Janelle is the first Black woman to serve as the Chief Labor Economist for the Department of Labor, leading the departments research and initiatives. As Janelle says,…
Build Back Better for Youth After Party
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‘This is way beyond collaborative’: Young leaders see their feedback reflected in Biden’s plans
Washington, DC (CNN)When Joe Biden campaigned for the presidency, he called himself a bridge to a new generation of leaders in the Democratic Party. While some frustrations remain, young leaders are saying the President Biden's administration is making good progress on Candidate Biden's pledge. Advocates say that the youth-focused proposals in Biden's "Build Back Better Plan," which includes the…

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