Commissioned by JobsFirstNYC, this report examines what is known about New York City's disconnected youth -- 16 to 24 year-olds who are not working and not in school. The report explores the roots of disconnection and identifies five priority populations of young people who are at high risk of becoming disconnected. It presents information about specific areas of the city with high concentrations of disconnected young people and summarizes a number of promising strategies for reclaiming this important human resource.
Title: Disconnected Young People in New York City: Crisis and Opportunity
Publication date 2008-09-01
Publication Year 2008
, Laura Wyckoff
, Siobhan M. Cooney
, Wendy S. McClanahan
North America / United States (Northeastern) / New York / Bronx County / New York City
public private ventures
, immigrant youth
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