Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:30 PM ~ 4:00 PM ET

This convening will focus on Youth program performance, highlighting WIOA’s partnership emphasis. The Departments of Health and Human Services and Education, their youth-serving grantees, and youth participants will participate in-person or virtually. This will encompass the combined YouthBuild USA and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act(WIOA) Youth audiences.


The Employment and Training Administration (ETA)—Region 2 is reconvening State and Local workforce leadership to focus on Youth program highlights for career pathways, Collective Impact Framework, ETA’s Customer-Centered Design Challenge previously identified at the Disconnected Youth Discovery Session in December, 2015. Emphasizing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act’s (WIOA) partnership charge, ETA and several of its federal partners, their youth-serving grantees, youth participants, and YouthBuild USA will participate in-person or virtually.  The convening will allow for an increase of collaborative youth approaches from the diverse youth-serving field in order to contribute to improved services, program design, and performance attainment outcomes.


Tobby Willis, Federal Project Officer, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration


Beth Brinly, Maher & Maher, Inc.

Pamela A. Streich, North Central Workforce Development Board

LaQuine Roberson, Region Director, AmeriCorps NCCC Atlantic Region

Charles L. Davenport Jr.,  Director of Recruitment, Selection and Placement, AmeriCorps NCCC