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A Force for Change in the Caribbean

“I am the living experience that you can change,” says 25-year-old Eric Charles, who left a life on the streets in Saint Lucia for a full time job in a luxury hotel. Eric is just one of the nearly 2,000 youth who graduated from the Caribbean Youth Empowerment...

Consortium Expands Job Employment Opportunities for Saint Lucia's Youth

A dynamic alliance of government, the private sector, and civil society groups in Saint Lucia is launching the Caribbean Youth Empowerment Program (CYEP) Phase II, a major initiative designed to address the challenges facing the...

One Million Youth in Latin America & the Caribbean to Benefit from Novel Job Training Alliance

A path-breaking alliance between major corporations and the public sector will expand effective job training and placement models, reaching one million youth in Latin America and the Caribbean over the next decade.

Today, the International Youth Foundation (IYF) and the Multilateral...