Cultivating successful career pathways to transform the lives of opportunity youth
The hospitality industry has great potential to serve opportunity youth through the development of career pathways—sequenced delivery of education and training opportunities, accompanied by support services—to prepare people for success in the workforce. This promise has been particularly strong in New Orleans, where the hospitality industry can offer a solid beginning point for young people at the start of their careers.
The Foundation’s board of directors elected to expand the Hospitality Workforce Development program area. We will be developing a revised strategy for the next phase of work and plan to announce the new strategy in early 2021.Read more about our approach
A Mutually Beneficial Partnership: Opportunity Youth in the Hospitality Sector in New OrleansRead more
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