The United States Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council

Summer Jobs Program Resources


The U.S. Conference of Mayors
Best Practices in Implementing Successful Summer Jobs Programs
June, 2010

Center for Labor Market Studies


Other Resources

April Board Meeting Presentation Materials

Building a Comprehensive Youth Employment Delivery System: What is the Role Workforce Development Plays in Preparing the Future Workforce?  School-To-Work:  Whose Job Is It?

Winter Meeting Materials

TANF Documents

Summer Youth Employment Program: A Close Look at New York City’s Program

  • Alan Cheng, Director, Summer Youth Employment Program and Mark Grossman, President, CSS, Inc.

DollarWi$e Summer Youth Campaign 2010 Grants

  • Dave Gatton, The U.S. Conference of Mayors

Fall 2009 Summer Jobs Workshop
September 21, 2009


2009 Summer Jobs Video Presentations


·         Center for Labor Market Studies

Nation’s Teen Summer Employment Rate Hits New Post-World War II Low: Effects of Federal Jobs Stimulus Overwhelmed by Private Sector Job Declines

·         National Youth Employment Coalition

ARRA Summer Program Implementation Survey Report & Summary

·         Killeen, Tx

Creating Futures Summer Program 2009

·         New York, NY

Summer Youth Employment Program

·         Philadelpia, PA

Youth Voices: The WorkReady Experience

Workready Youth Access Points

Media Handout

·         San Diego, CA

“It Makes a Difference” by Michael Gaulden

·         Spokane, WA

Summer Youth Employment Program

·         St. Louis, MO

UrbanForce Summer Jobs Program Packet


Workshop Recordings

·         Part 1

·         Part 2

·         Part 3

·         Part 4

·         Part 5

·         Part 6

·         Part 7

·         Part 8


Maximizing the New Federal Youth Dollars: How to Quickly Implement a Successful Summer Jobs Program

February 24-25, 2009
St. Louis, MO


Download the entire Guidebook:


Guidebook Contents:

PowerPoint Presentations:


·         Boston: City Youth Gain 400 Jobs for Summer, New York Times 

·         Summer Jobs Press Compilation

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