Young Adult Talent Development: Meeting the Reinvention Challenge

At a Glance

Community-based organizations that serve young adults with barriers to education and employment are experiencing myriad new challenges and opportunities as they navigate the triple threat of a global pandemic, economic and employment volatility, and a resurgence of concern about racism. This issue brief shares insights gleaned from three virtual “reinvention” sessions with young adult leaders and leaders of community-based organizations in JFF’s Young Adult Talent Development Network. We find that using human-centered design processes can help CBOs draw on their existing resources, creativity, and partnerships to develop innovative solutions to tough challenges at an uncertain time.

Published feb. 02, 2021




Areas of Work
  • Ensuring Equity in Advancement
  • Preparing for the Future of Work
  • Meeting Employer Needs