Saturday, February 8, 2014

Career Pathways Out of Poverty

Helping Inner City Youth Through School to Careers
Career Ladder: Helping Inner City Youth Through School to Careers
View the presentation here.

[Go to the I-Open Blog here to read the complete article.]

Invest in Tutor/Mentoring Programs - Connect Tomorrow's Leaders to Careers

What are “all the things we need to know, and do”, to assure that youth born or living in high poverty areas of Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, New York City, etc. are starting jobs and careers out of poverty by their mid 20’s?

Q: Do you have a group of people in your community asking this question?

Support Urban Youth Through School to a Career

Learn about the four steps your community can take to accelerate economic prosperity in your neighborhood. Get started by building local career pathways for urban youth to ensure a life-time of success for tomorrow's leaders.

Mentoring Kids to Careers
Mentoring Kids to Careers
View the presentation here.

How To Get Started

Step One: Map the Pathways

Are there people in your community creating graphics like this (right) to illustrate the goal of helping kids move from first grade through high school, post High School and then into jobs?

Read the complete article at the I-Open Blog here.

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Author Daniel F. Bassill, D.H.L., President & Founder, Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, has been leading a volunteer-based tutor/mentor program in Chicago since 1974. Today's article focuses on the questions he has been asking in his own on-going efforts to help Chicago youth benefit from well-organized, long-term, tutoring/mentoring programs. 

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