Building Opportunities for Young Adults

Building Opportunities for Young Adults

The Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program and Forum for Community Solutions held a roundtable discussion to explore the challenges of young adults in the labor market. The conversation highlighted ideas for expanding meaningful volunteer, on-the-job learning, and entrepreneurship opportunities to help our newest generation of workers gain the experiences and skills they need to be successful in the labor market.

Panelists included:

  • John Bridgeland, President and CEO, Civic Enterprises
  • LaShauntaye Moore, Earth Conservation Corps
  • Henry Rock, Executive Director and Founder, City Startup Labs
  • Elizabeth Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer, AFL-CIO.

The conversation was moderated by Nona Willis Aronowitz, National Reporter, NBC News Digital. | Monday May 12, 2014


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