The Washington-Williams Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We aim to provide valuable job training and support to better prepare young adults for employment in the 21st Century. We strive to promote self-sufficiency, well-being and economic empowerment.
Create pathways for young adults to achieve economic independence as they successfully transition to adulthood.
U.S. Department of Labor Statistics
The youth unemployment rate (11.5 percent) and the number of unemployed youth (2.6 million) in July 2016 were little changed from a year earlier.
Of those 2.6 million unemployed 16- to 24-year-olds, 1.9 million were looking for full-time work in July 2016, down 222,000 from July 2015.
The July 2016 unemployment rates for young men (12.0 percent), women (10.8 percent), Whites (9.9 percent), Blacks (20.6 percent), Asians (10.0 percent), and Hispanics (11.3 percent) also showed little or no change from last July.
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