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Important Links

  • Youth Connection Community of Practice - Created in July 2010, this resource provides an interactive platform for youth workforce and youth development professionals to discuss and share promising practices and provide technical assistance on workforce issues targeted toward youth.

  • Reintegration of Ex-Offenders Community of Practice - This site offers practitioners new ideas and tools to do the invaluable work of changing lives and renewing futures of former offenders including information on case management and mentoring; program and job retention; and supportive services and seamless transitions.

  • YouthBuild Community of Practice - This site offers a space for peer-to-peer communication among YouthBuild grantees, Federal Project Officers and other YouthBuild stakeholders. This site is only available to YouthBuild grantees and other authorized stakeholders.

  • Workforce3One - This is an e-learning web space created by the Employment & Training Administration which offers free webinars, practical tools, and documents to support workforce professionals and others seeking information on workforce issues, training, and career development.

  • Office of Apprenticeship - The Office of Apprenticeship oversees the Registered Apprenticeship system, a unique, flexible training system that combines job related technical instruction with structured on-the-job learning experiences. The Registered Apprenticeship system provides the opportunity for workers seeking high-skilled, high- paying jobs and for employers seeking to build a qualified workforce. In this regard, the Registered Apprenticeship system effectively meets the needs of both employers and workers.

  • Office of Disability Employment Policy - The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) was authorized by Congress in the Department of Labor's FY 2001 appropriation. Its Mission is to provide national leadership by developing and influencing disability employment-related policies and practices affecting an increase in the employment of people with disabilities.

  • My Next Move - This electronic tool gives individuals three main ways to explore careers, including an online O*NET interest assessment, and then provides an easy-to-read, one-page profile of each occupation highlighting important knowledge, skills, abilities, technologies used, simplified salary and outlook information, and links to find specific training and employment opportunities.

  • My Skills My Future - This electronic tool enables job seekers and intermediaries to match a worker's occupational skills and experiences with the skills needed in other occupations, in order to facilitate their career mobility and economic prospects. For any occupation, users can get a list of job listings in their local area (i.e. state or zip code) and click directly through to the hiring company's website. www.mySkillsmyFuture.org.

  • Find Youth Info.gov - This resource was created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), which is composed of representatives from 12 Federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth. IWGYP promotes the goal of positive, healthy outcomes for youth. http://www.findyouthinfo.gov.

  • HealthCare.gov - This site was created to provide Health Insurance Marketplace information to assist individuals with finding affordable health coverage. https://www.healthcare.gov/.