Reduce the percentage of 16 to 24-year-olds that are neither in school or working (22% in 2019).
Develop a comprehensive plan in collaboration with agencies that provides workforce development and training from “cradle to career”.
Support collaborative efforts to increase educational preschool programs that reach more low-income children.
Examine opportunities to partner with public and private sectors.
Support affordable after school and summer educational programs.
Focus on maintaining math and reading skills.
13-17 Years Old
Collaborate with existing agencies to develop a comprehensive plan.
Support programs that enhance continuing education and job training (ex.: Internship programs, work/education related field trips).
18-24 Years Old
Collaborate with existing agencies and infrastructure to develop comprehensive plan which, when implemented, will result in decreased number of individuals in the age group of 18 to 24 years of age that are neither in school or working.