Conversations with Young People: Employment during COVID-19

Young people across the country are feeling the effects of COVID-19 in different ways—from school closures to cancelled activities to job losses—and they are finding creative solutions to staying connected and coping with the challenges brought on by this pandemic. America’s Promise Alliance through the YES Project is helping youth tell their stories about how COVID-19 is effecting their employment aspirations. Below browse video testimonials, opinion pieces, and social media from young people that captures their experience seeking employment as well as working during these challenging times.

Throughout 2020

Youth Videos

Opinion Pieces