Skip to main content
Back to Top

Using research to better understand and close the opportunity gap for low-income youth

Date Added to Library: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 20:07
Priority: 
high
Individual Author: 
Rosenblatt, Raphael
Silverberg, Marsha
Fein, David
Maynard, Rebecca
Provasnik, Stephen
Reference Type: 
Place Published: 
Washington, D.C.
Published Date: 
06/01/2018
Published Date (Date): 
Friday, June 1, 2018
Year: 
2018
Language(s): 
Abstract: 

This video and its accompanying presentation slides are from the 2018 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS). The session began with an overview of the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) population-level data and how analysis of new education-employment variables can help promote young adults’ self-sufficiency. Then, two presentations featured Year Up, one of the nation’s foremost programs for low-income youth. Evaluation findings from both Year Up’s core model and its Professional Training Corps model were presented. Marsha Silverberg (U.S. Department of Education) served as the moderator. Raphael Rosenblatt (Year Up) served as the discussant. (Author introduction)

Target Populations: 
Share/Save

The SSRC is here to help you! Do you need more information on this record?

If you are unable to access the full-text of the article from the Public URL provided, please email our Librarians for assistance at ssrc@opressrc.org.

In addition to the information on this record provided by the SSRC, you may be able to use the following options to find an electronic copy from an online subscription service or your local library:

  • Worldcat to find an electronic copy from an online subscription service
  • Google Scholar to discover other full text options