YouthForce NOLA In the News

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2018

YouthForce NOLA: An Innovative Approach to Preparing Students for College and Careers (April 2018 – MDRC)

Career Expo exposes students to high wage, high growth jobs (March 26, 2018 – WWL TV)

Career Expo Webcast (March 20, 2018 – WYES TV)

2017

The New CTE: Let’s Talk About Skills (November 8, 2017 – American Youth Policy Forum)

YouthForce NOLA President Cate Swinburn named to Gambit’s 40 Under 40 (October 30, 2017 – Gambit)

The Disconnect Between Education and Entrepreneurship (August 15, 2017 – Forbes)

Hernandez: Career and Technical Education Is Valuable for All Students — Not Just the Ones Who Bypass College (June 27, 2017 – The 74)

BCM Announces Spring 2017 Transom Grantees (June 1, 2017 – BCM Announcements)  

Easton students graduate with electrician certificates (May 18, 2017 – Times-Picayune)

Landry-Walker Students Attend Career Expo (March 2017 – Charger News)

Chase, Bloomberg give $7.5 million to connect New Orleans youth with jobs (January 12, 2017 – Times-Picayune)


2016

John Bel Edwards hails Delgado’s manufacturing training center (November 10, 2016 – Times-Picayune)

New Orleans faces ‘crisis of workforce readiness,’ state schools superintendent says (November 10, 2016 – Times-Picayune)

5 Things To Look For When Choosing A City For Your Startup (October 31, 2016Forbes)

Training, Internships, Jobs in Growing Industries: How YouthForce Nola Is Helping New Orleans’ Teens (August 15, 2016 – The 74)

Summer jobs ‘scarce’ for youths in New Orleans (June 15, 2016 – Times-Picayune)

JPMorgan Chase and Bloomberg Grants Help Secure America’s Economic Future (May 24, 2016 – Justmeans.com)

Do career-focused classes help kids land jobs? 3 New Orleans high schoolers share their stories (May 19, 2016 – Times-Picayune)

New Orleans has good jobs, if grads get the right training: Editorial (May 18, 2016 – Times-Picayune)