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.
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 late 2020.Read more about our approach
- New Orleans Business Alliance program pays hospitality workers to work at local food banks WLL-TV | May 2020
- 23 Restaurants Giving At-Risk Youth an Opportunity to Succeed Foodtank | June 2019
- The State of Transit of 2018 Ride New Orleans | January 2018
A Mutually Beneficial Partnership: Opportunity Youth in the Hospitality Sector in New OrleansRead more