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Opening Career Pathways

YouthBuild USA

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Success Beyond High School
  • Grant Amount $265,000
  • Grant Period December 1, 2009–March 31, 2011
  • Location Roxbury, MA, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant will provide support to YouthBuild USA for the Opening Career Pathways project. Through this project, the grantee is aligning education and sectoral workforce preparation strategies to provide students in its network with opportunities to transition into post-secondary education and training opportunities in high growth, high demand industries. This grant will enable YouthBuild to expand the initiative to more sites/programs; provide technical assistance to participating sites to ensure continued progress in implementing career development strategies; build the capacity and knowledge of participating programs to provide long-term support for graduates; and form partnerships with employers in high demand industry sectors and community colleges.