IEL announced the selection of four sites across the country to be included in the second cohort for its Right Turn Career-Focused Transition Initiative for youth in the juvenile justice system.
Today, IEL launched the second year of the DC Youth Workforce Leaders Academy (YWLA) in collaboration with the Greater Washington Workforce Development Collaborative and the DC Alliance of Youth Advocates.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded IEL a five-year $7.5 million grant to provide technical assistance to vocational rehabilitation systems to improve youth transition programs.
Recently, IEL and the American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) teamed up to host the inaugural Samuel Halperin Lecture and Youth Public Service Award, featuring the Ford Foundation's Hilary Pennington and awardee Efram Ayalew.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy awarded IEL $1M for the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth).