Innovating Under Pressure: The Story of the 2009 Recovery Act Summer Youth Employment Initiative

Prepared for the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Policy Development, Evaluation and Research by The Center for Youth and Communities and the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, this report details the implementation of the Recovery Act summer youth employment initiative in four communities. Researchers conducted interviews and site visits in Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana; and Phoenix and Maricopa County, Arizona. Authors provide information on implementation, innovation utilized by the sites, and best practices for future program development.

Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
January, 2012
Date: 
January 2012
Source: 
Partner Resources
State: 
Arizona
Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
    • Summer Youth Employment
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