7 Jan, 2016

“Impact Hiring: How Data Will Transform Youth Employment” via Rockefeller Foundation

via Youth Economic Opportunities   Youth unemployment in the United States is an intractable problem, especially for the vulnerable segment of “opportunity youth”: young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither in school nor work. Existing programs to address this challenge are expensive and difficult to scale, underscoring the need for

7 Jan, 2016

UN Capital Development Fund offers strategies/tips to increase youth financial inclusion

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From UNCDF   The new paper ‘Recommended Practices and Lessons Learned in Providing Financial and Non-financial Services to Youth’ distills best practices of implementation and management of youth financial and non-financial services generated over the four-year programme and executed with 10 different FSPs throughout sub-Saharan Africa. This brief, which provides a high-level summary of the