For young people to break cycles of poverty, they need more than just a job. They need paths to a career.
With support from MFLA’s SPARK grants program, the Youth Employment Pilot leverages research and analysis from the University of Southern California (USC) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) to develop unique interventions: career assessment and job matching technologies. The pilot’s goal is to use technology to connect young people to career placements on a citywide scale.
Partnering with the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce and the City’s Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWDD), the pilot is debuting FindYourFuture.la, a platform to provide youth with connections to employers and professional development opportunities.