The Brookings Institution examines the role that colleges play in promoting upward mobility, pointing to significant variation across higher learning institutions in their enrollment of low-income students as well as the success of their students in achieving high-earnings as adults.
May 19, 2020
Virtual Internships: HERE to HERE’s Preliminary Guidance
Work-based learning experiences, both on-site and remote, are critical to students on a variety of levels. In this document, HERE to HERE provides preliminary guidelines to intermediaries, community-based providers, employers, and other stakeholders on how to effectively implement virtual internship programs.
May 18, 2020
Key Distinguishers for Virtual Paid Work Experiences
Virtual opportunities not only address the immediate needs of young people and employers through Covid-19, but can also serve as a viable future alternative to traditional in-person internships. Understanding the role virtual internships can play in the future, we created a set of best practices to guide work-based learning practice and assessment.
May 18, 2020
April COVID-19 Updates
As the HERE to HERE team works to address new Covid-related challenges, we are doing so with a steadfast focus on our vision of a thriving, inclusive economy, in The Bronx and elsewhere, driven by meaningful partnerships between young people and employers.
April 24, 2020
#SaveSYEP Action Toolkit
In the summer of 2020, youth advocates and workforce development champions rallied to save the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), which had been eliminated by the Mayor following the emergence of the Covid crisis. The #SaveSYEP campaign, led by youth at Teens Take Charge, was a pivotal part of the effort.
April 20, 2020