Events

March 30, 2015 ; (All day) EST
The #YouthNow Campaign commemorates the 20th anniversary of the World...
April 15, 2015 ; 09:00am EST
How can mobile technology improve financial literacy for today's young...
June 9, 2015 ; (All day) EST
Act for Impact: A Global Plan for Youth Economic Citizenship Together with...

Worth Reading

‘Generation Jobless?’ uniquely explores the characteristics of both today's and tomorrow's youth and the causes of the youth unemployment crisis. The book takes a global, multi-stakeholder perspective to showcase proven solutions to tackle the crisis. Featuring interviews and input from various stakeholders, it offers a positive and constructive look at change by directing each group to become part of the solution and in particular youth to take on responsibility for themselves and their peers by turning into job creators rather than job seekers. Book Review Youth unemployment is one of the greatest challenges of our times. The recent economic crisis, the worst since the Great Depression in... Read more
Making Cents International is now accepting proposals to present at the 2015 Summit. Sessions will be developed according to the 2015 theme of “Scale in Practice” and five technical tracks: Workforce Development, Enterprise Development, Financial Inclusion, Monitoring & Evaluation and Gender.
Learn how practitioners and workforce stakeholders can identify some of the “best” indicators for measuring youth workforce development outcomes, how they've been measured in the past, and what can be learned from those experiences?
Microsoft and Making Cents International collaborated to offer “Understanding the Technology Skills Training Landscape: Framework and Tool” to support a common language and greater understanding of the unique role that each stakeholder plays in the youth workforce development field.
Workforce Connections brings together thinking across relevant disciplines including education, economic growth, and positive youth development. The Design Space seeks to enhance learning and dialogue by using visual imagery to convey key ideas, models, or frameworks for the field. Two...
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News and Analysis

Originally posted on the Huffington Post on March 3, 2015 High levels of youth unemployment may be one of cities' worst nightmares: not only does it...
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited, highly diverse young people from all across America. Each year, the...
Originally published by Devex on March 16, 2015.  Youth economic development is increasingly important with more than 1.8 billion young people in the...
The Adobe Youth Voices Awards is a global, online competition that encourages youth to creatively express their vision for driving positive change in...
YSEALI Generation: Power of Entrepreneurship is a 5-day entrepreneurship regional exchange workshop for early-stage entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs (...

Latest Resources

Governments around the world have shown a growing interest in interventions that promote entrepreneurial...
To thrive in a rapidly evolving, technology-mediated world, students must not only possess strong skills in...
3 million children. 118 countries. Over 2000 activities. 490 organizations. Global Money Week 2014 saw the...

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