Presentation on theme: "California Workforce Association January 27, 2015 You, Me, a Lot of Other People, and Out of School Youth How Might We (Better) Connect out of school youth."— Presentation transcript:
California Workforce Association January 27, 2015 You, Me, a Lot of Other People, and Out of School Youth How Might We (Better) Connect out of school youth to the world of work? Diane Walton
OPEN IDEO Where people design better, together & CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE Challenge CGI and OpenIDEO asked for solutions to improve opportunities and pathways to employment that will unleash young people’s potential around the world.
Thought Starters Understanding the different faces of unemployment Training and learning the right skills for success Fostering young people’s unique talents Investing in and valuing young people’s potential Bridging the information gap Handout 1
The refined ideas were fantastic! 196 ideas submitted, 22 refined, 7 chosen- check them ALL out… openideo.com Pop Up Bus (and Boat) + Innovation Centre: Centres/Training Hubs and Mobile Workshops that Pop Up in Communities Around the Globe, Building Pathways and a Network of Employment Opportunities for Youth
Steal these ideas!!! One Day is the chance to get in contact with passionate professionals in a field of interest, and see for a day what it would be like to actually have such a job and hear about ways to get there.
BRAINSTORM How Might We (Better) Connect out of school youth to the world of work? How might we rethink the recruiting process to align the needs of business with potential employees’ talent? How might we support young people to pioneer new types of employment and entrepreneurship? Handout 2