Audio Description: Watch the video below as Dalsie Andrade, Director, Employee Engagement and Partnerships for Ladders for Leaders gave a presentation on the upcoming Ladders for Leader program. Two previous interns share their experience within the program and recommend suggestions for future chances for interns.
The New York City Youth Board advises DYCD on the development of youth programs. The board is comprised of leaders from business, academia, government, foundations, and the non-profit sector.
DYCD administers federally funded youth workforce development programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Under WIOA, the NYC Workforce Development Board can convene a Youth Committee to support the provision of WIOA youth services. The Committee helps to strengthen the capacity of workforce development programs to provide high-quality services aligned with employer needs.
The Youth Board and Youth Committee meet jointly on a quarterly basis.