Center for Youth and Communities
Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University
Created in partnership with the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy:
Read the lastest research briefs from Center for Youth and Communities:
Employment for Youth with Disabilities: Past Challenges and Future Opportunities by Marji Erickson Warfield, Susan P. Curnan, Susan Lanspery, Della M. Hughes
Employment for Youth with Trauma Histories: Lessons from Research and Experience by Lisa A. LaCava, Susan Lanspery, Susan P. Curnan, Della M. Hughes
The Center for Youth and Communities hosted the webinar: Employing Youth with Disabilities and Youth with Trauma Histories (June 2015). Watch the presentation here.
Learn more about Brandeis Think Tanks here.
Check out the summer 2015 edition of Heller Magazine to read about CYC's "Banner Year" 30th Anniversary (p. 35): http://bit.ly/summer15mag
The invitational conference “Enough is Known for Action: Ready to Employ, Educate, and Support Youth”, in Washington, DC (November 2014), featured a National Briefing and call-to-action planning sessions facilitated by the Brandeis team from the Center for Youth and Communities (CYC). Experience the briefing in two ways:
This briefing was made possible by the generous support of The Walmart Foundation, U.S. Dept. of Labor/ETA leadership, and Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management.
With grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Social Innovation Fund, and New Profit, Inc., the Center is working with more than 30 national and local organizations to create a pathway to and through college for former dropouts by establishing partnerships between community-based education programs and community colleges. Please see our latest report on the study, “Creating New Pathways to Postsecondary: Evaluation of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Postsecondary Success (PSS) Initiative” (and Executive Summary). (More about our work with the Gates Foundation.)
Check out the map of the communities where we are conducting projects!