Youth unemployment in Toronto is staggeringly high. It is one of the greatest problems young people face. Here’s a few ways how we help.
In 2015, we developed the Youth Employment Campaign. Bringing together diverse voices, including youth, employers, and community allies, we held a youth employment forum called Real Talk to Real Action.
The experiences of attendees helped shape a strategy to improve the ability of young people to find real, lasting employment.
Stemming from the Youth Employment Campaign, this project examined the barriers Toronto at-risk face when using employment services, gaining and keeping jobs, and the social and health impacts youth face when excluded from employment. The Youth Unemployment Research Project report was released in the Summer of 2016.