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Connected by 25: A Plan for Investing in Successful Futures for Foster Youth (2003)
This investment plan calls for government, foundations, community organizations, and individuals to mobilize their energy and resources with a greater focus on the future of foster youth and those aging out of foster care. This plan outlines five strategies aimed at helping foster youth to achieve economic success, which is a critical building block for future success in a number of fundamental aspects of adult life, including housing, family stability, safety, health, and social well-being.
GAO Report: "States Spending Is on Track, but Better Guidance Would Improve Financial Reporting" - Nov. 2002
General Accounting Office Issues Follow-up Report on WIA Expenditures: "State's Spending Is on Track, but Better Guidance Would Improve Financial Reporting" 11/01/02
WIA Position Statement
NYEC's Position Statement on WIA Reauthorization
GAO Report: Interim Report on Spending and States' Available Funds - Sept. 2002

To more fully assess whether the Department of Labor's spending information is a true reflection of states' available funds, Congress asked GAO to determine (1) whether Labor has accurate information on states' WIA spending, (2) what Labor does to determine how states are managing their WIA spending, and (3) what affects states' WIA expenditure rates.

NYEC letter on funding for WIA youth activities - July 2002
NYEC's letter on funding for WIA youth activities. 07/15/2002
NYEC's Testimony on Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations - May 2002
NYEC's testimony on Labor, HHS and Education appropriations. 05/07/02
Testimony on Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations (Terry Hudson) - May 2002
Terry Hudson's testimony on Labor, HHS, and Education appropriations. 05/07/02
Testimony on Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations (Yolanda Fink) - May 2002
Yolanda Fink's testimony on Labor, HHS, and Education appropriations. 05/07/02
GAO Report: Youth Provisions Promote New Service Strategies, but Additional Guidance Would Enhance Program Development
GAO Report on WIA Youth Program Suggests Additional Guidance Would Enhance Program Development  (4/02)
TANF Reauthorization Position Statement
NYEC's position statement on TANF reauthorization
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