Building a future: interim impact findings from the YouthBuild evaluation

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Making the successful transition to adulthood has become more and more difficult for many American young people. Unemployment rates among young people are more than double those among older adults, and young people were hit especially hard by the recent recession of 2007-2009. YouthBuild is one program that attempts to help this group. YouthBuild is a federally and privately funded program operated at over 250 organizations nationwide, serving over 10,000 young people each year. Each organization provides construction-related training and may also provide training in other in-demand...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Industry; Outcomes; Participation; Evaluation

Keywords: Youth transitions; Youth program; Youth at risk; Unemployment; Labour market program; Employment service; Program evaluation

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [New York, New York]: MDRC, 2016

Physical description: [144] p. (report) + vi, 10 p. (executive summary)

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 128.336

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