Helping Youth Experiencing Homelessness Succeed in Employment : Video

Caitlin C. Schnur, Heartland Alliance

This presentation from the "Best Practices in Youth Employment: Getting to a Livable Wage" Panel at the 2017 National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness introduced the Opportunity Youth Employment Toolkit, gave an overview of the benefits of youth employment, and demonstrated the approach of meeting youth where they are at, recognizing that trauma-informed care, trusting relationships, and educated employers are keys to success for this population.