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 is particularly strong in New Orleans, where the hospitality industry offers a solid beginning point for young people at the start of their careers.
In June 2018, the Foundation’s board of directors elected to expand the Hospitality Workforce Development program area. Over the coming months, we will be developing a revised strategy for the next phase of work and plan to announce the new strategy in Fall 2019.Read more about our approach
- 23 Restaurants Giving At-Risk Youth an Opportunity to Succeed Foodtank | June 2019
- The State of Transit of 2018 Ride New Orleans | January 2018
- How Income Volatility Hurts Student Attendance The Aspen Institute | March 2019
A Mutually Beneficial Partnership: Opportunity Youth in the Hospitality Sector in New OrleansRead more