Jobs for Georgia Graduates
Access information about this school-to-work transition program for high school students.
USDOL Youth Technical Assistance (TA) Resources
Explore a wide range of TA tools and materials to help local workforce professionals responsible for WIA youth programs, including Youth
Resource Connections (YRC), a monthly
technical assistance newsletter.
Link to this site, created by the USDOL and its partners, to provide quick access to information on federal and state labor laws that apply to young workers.
Learn about America’s Promise, an alliance of nearly 400 organizations that makes large-scale national commitments to fulfill the "Five Promises" of building the character and competence of youth.
Youth Policy Forum
Explore learning experiences this organization provides for national, state, and local policymakers and practitioners on how to improve opportunities, services, and life prospects for youth.
Communities in Schools of Georgia
Find out how this collaborative of school administrators, teachers, parents, business, community
organizations, and governmental agencies supports Georgia’s youth to improve graduation rates, academic achievement, and job and postsecondary school readiness.
Link to information and local contacts about programs that educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, business, and economics to improve the quality of their lives.
Learn about job shadowing, an activity which gives young people an up-close look at the world of work as they walk in the shoes of their workplace mentors during a normal day. This site allows users to “job shadow” through viewing interviews with real people talking about the realities of their jobs and careers.
Link to this site which gathers and synthesizes child and youth issues across the development spectrum. SparkUpdate is a bi-weekly newsletter that sifts through the latest news, research, emerging trends, and policy developments affecting children, youth, families, and communities.
National Youth Employment Coalition
Learn about the best practices of PEPNet (The Promising and Effective Practices Network), a way to identify and promote what works in youth employment and development services.
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability/Youth
Learn how to help connect youth with disabilities to employment from experts in rehabilitation, education, employment, and workforce development.
Explore the work of this research, public policy, and program development organization whose mission is to improve the effectiveness of social policies, programs, and community initiatives, especially as they affect young adults.
Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ)
Find out how DJJ collaborates with public, private, and community entities on delinquency
services for at-risk youth, and provides supervision, detention, treatment, and
educational services for youth referred by Juvenile Courts.
CareerOneStop-Students and Career Advisors
Access comprehensive information about high growth, high demand occupations and green careers along with the skills and education needed to get these jobs.
Learn out about the asset-based approach to building comprehensive youth development systems developed by the Search Institute, a nonprofit, independent research organization.
Explore this site dedicated to entrepreneurial and business education for young adults.
Find Youth Information
Link to this site, a collaborative effort of 12 federal agencies supporting programs and services focusing on youth, which contains a wealth of youth facts, funding information, promising and effective strategies, and tools to keep up-to-date on the latest youth-related news.