29 Jul '11, 6pm

A new framework for green jobs geared for youth from @TheCorpsNetwork

One of the biggest challenges in today's world is figuring out how to connect people to jobs. According to reports at the recently held Clinton Global Initiative America, there are 3 million jobs in the country going unfilled. Despite these vacancies, there are so many people who need jobs and can't find them. While there's probably not a universal solution to this problem, today I am happy to write about what I believe to be at least one positive development for young Americans. Recent funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has supported an effort that involved numerous stakeholders in a process of figuring out how best to prepare young men and women for success in the world of green jobs. Many of these young people are low-income and disconnected, meaning that they have disengaged from school and are struggling to find a way into...

Full article: http://www.greenforall.org/blog/huffpo-a-framework-for-pr...

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