Good News for Hartford Youth in 2016 and Beyond
A Total of Nearly $6 Million to be Awarded Over Four Years to Programs That Strengthen the Next Generation of Workers and Meet Employer Demand
The Annie E. Casey Foundation announced today that it plans to award $6 million in grants over the next four years to increase job opportunities for America’s young adults in five cities, enabling them to begin building careers and develop the skills employers need.
Through its new Generation Work initiative, the Foundation will identify effective ways to help young people from low-income families get and keep well-paying jobs. Over the next year, Casey will award an initial $100,000 planning grant to partnerships five cities nationwide including Hartford, CT to pursue strategies to improve employment opportunities for young adults ages 18 to 29. READ MORE....