Nonprofit / Museums
Other Education, Training, and Library Occupations
Subjects: Career and Technical Education
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<p>Young people in New Orleans are eager to make informed decisions about their futures. We can expand options, opportunity, and prosperity for our youth and our city by strengthening and reimagining college and career pathways. <b>YouthForce NOLA equips New Orleans Public Schools students with the skills and know-how they need—including through industry-backed credentials, on-the-job experience, and college credits—to take charge of their futures and successfully navigate their next steps in life.</b> Our team fuels a coordinated network of education, community, and business partners who, together, provide young New Orleanians with ready access to the learning experiences and practical resources they need to explore and confidently pursue a wide range of opportunities after high school. To date more than 1,200 public school students have completed a YouthForce NOLA internship with 250+ local companies. In addition, we have increased by tenfold the number of graduates holding a certificate that qualifies them for a great job in fields like carpentry, engineering, graphic design, IT, pre-nursing, and software development. As a result of our collective efforts, our public school graduates will thrive in meaningful, well-paying careers, including right here in New Orleans. </p><p><br></p>
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