to get by themselves and don’t often have the time, energy, and resources to prepare their children for today’s increasingly competitive workforce.
to job training and placement, we work with local government, businesses, and nonprofits to empower struggling youth to build brighter futures.
aged 16-24 have been connected to work opportunities through Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ since its inception in 2012.
youth were connected to jobs, internships, or job training in 2017.
persistence rates for students participating in SparkPoint services at community colleges, a strong predictor of college completion.