Report Expanding national service programs to create first jobs and on-the-job training slots for opportunity youth and other disadvantaged workers is an important workforce strategy.
Harry Stein and Shirley Sagawa argue that by tying national service funding to the long-term unemployment rate, service programs would function as an automatic fiscal stabilizer for the national economy.
Report Putting in place a policy to re-engage the long-term unemployed by creating new opportunities to serve America.
Issue Brief At a time when resources are limited and civic groups and public sector agencies need innovative approaches to meet community needs, national and volunteer service offers a cost-effective strategy to address pressing problems facing these entities.
Report While a multifaceted approach is needed to address human resource issues in public service, the strategic expansion of national service has much to contribute to the development of “talent” in the helping fields.
Shirley Sagawa, consejera para el Center for American Progress explica por qué los programas federales para ayudar a los jóvenes estadounidenses ingresar a la fuerza laboral y servir a nuestro país son clave para nuestra competitividad económica nacional.
Shirley Sagawa explains why federal programs to help American youth enter the workforce and serve our country are key to our national economic competitiveness.
Shirley Sagawa explains why we should keep funding for AmeriCorps in the Huffington Post.
Book from Shirley Sagawa on how national service and volunteers are transforming America.
Report National service programs have shown that they can grow quickly while maintaining quality, and they have plenty of room to keep expanding, reports Shirley Sagawa.
Un nuevo estudio encuentra que el empleo entre adolescentes se ubica en una baja histórica, por lo que es un llamado de atención para invertir en programas de servicio juveniles, informa Shirley Sagawa.
A new study finds teen employment at a historic low, and this should be a wake-up call for investing in youth service programs, writes Shirley Sagawa.
Report Strategies for job creation amid economic recovery from Melissa Boteach, Joy Moses, and Shirley Sagawa.
AmeriCorps continues to drive social innovation and give social entrepreneurs their start, writes Shirley Sagawa.
President Obama helps unlock the potential of national service today by signing the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, writes Shirley Sagawa.