Young people between the ages of 16 and 24 face an unemployment rate more than twice as high as the overall rate. An estimated 5.25 million youth nationwide are connected to neither work nor schooling, representing nearly a third of the unemployed labor force.
We can’t afford to lose the next generation of talent. That’s why WorkForce Central is proud to sign on as official partners and supporters of the strategies laid out by the Campaign. But we need your help. This year, we're launching a series of youth and young adult focus groups to build strategies for reaching hard-to-find young people because young people know best how to reach other young people.
Nominate a youth group or young adult to participate in a 2017 focus group below: