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On Track: How Well Are States Preparing Youth in the Juvenile Justice System for Employment?

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This report presents key findings from a 50-state survey of juvenile correctional agencies to determine 1) what workforce-development services are provided to incarcerated youth and when they return to their communities; 2) whether juvenile justice agencies are partnering with workforce development agencies, educational entities, and employers to promote career readiness for incarcerated youth; and 3) the characteristics of data collected and reported on workforce development provision, employment, and related outcomes for youth.
This brief shares key findings from a survey of juvenile correctional agencies to help states and the juvenile justice field establish a baseline for how juvenile correctional agencies are striving to meet the workforce development needs of incarcerated youth.
Date Created: September 25, 2019