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In New Orleans, 23 percent of youth aged 18-24 were not attending school and not working in 2009, compared with 20 percent in Louisiana and 16 percent nationally. We cordially invite you to join Jeff Madrick, Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow and Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative, along with Roosevelt | Pipeline New Orleans for a panel to discuss strategies for expanding opportunities for young people.
Tackling Youth Unemployment: Strategies That Work in New Orleans
Thursday, August 22, 6-8pm
Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Jeff Madrick, Director, Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative
Lauren Bierbaum, Executive Director, Partnership for Youth Development
Cherie LaCour-Duckworth, Director, Workforce Development, Urban League of Greater New Orleans
Amy Barad, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Cowen Institute for Public Education
Jerome Jupiter, Director of Educational Services, the Youth Empowerment Project
Light refreshments will be provided,
This discussion is part of the Roosevelt Institute’s Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative, dedicated to inspiring discussion on how we can use our government's tools to address our nation’s most pressing problems. For more information, please visit rediscoveringgovernment.org.