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Key Youth Policy Issues

Budget and Appropriations

  • Federal Budget Proposals and Resolutions
  • Appropriations for federal agencies including the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Justice, Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies (Corporation for National and Community Service)

Youth Employment

  • Workforce Investment Act Reathorization
  • Workforce Investment Act Implementation


  • No Child Left Behind Act
  • Higher Education Act
  • Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act

 Disconnected Youth

  •  Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act
  •  Runaway and Homeless Youth Act

Children and Families

  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program
  • John Chafee Independent Living Program

Service Learning

  • AmeriCorps

Systemic Change and Coordination

  • Federal Youth Coordination Act