How Intermediaries Can Help Black and Latinx Youth Develop a Strong Occupational Identity

Intermediary organizations are oftentimes critical players in underserved communities, helping to develop, broker and leverage relationships to support equitable pathways for young people. This resource from JFF identifies guiding principles intermediary organizations can use to support equitable career outcomes with a particular focus on Black and Latinx youth and youth experiencing poverty. Those guiding principles are:

  1. Apply best practices that support the most marginalized;
  2. Focus on youth assets;
  3. Build cultural competence; and
  4. Enable youth to exercise self-advocacy
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December 2020