Policy Recommendations to Promote Youth Employment in Afterschool Programs
In a recent blog, Learning in Afterschool & Summer: Preparing Youth for the 21st Century, Temescal Associates and the Partnership for Children and Youth explain how engaging youth in employment opportunities, can address their developmental tasks and personal interests, helps develop their workforce skills, offers opportunities for leadership and service to others, and highlights youth voice. The blog also includes recommendations to policymakers.
- Access a detailed brief that includes a discussion of policies and guidelines regarding youth employment, use of stipends, and other forms of compensation. It also includes examples from actual programs and quotes from youth employed in their afterschool program.
- Access a shortened summary of the brief.