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Charlie Barlow

Ready By 2020 & Beyond

Career and Technical Education

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READY BY 2020 & BEYOND OVERVIEW Ready by 2020 & Beyond (RB2020) is a workforce development initiative to support and assist Opportunity Youth (15-29 years old) with workforce, personal/family needs, wrap around services, and referrals. This program pr

Ready By 2020 & Beyond (RB2020) offers life-changing programming to youth and young adults (15-29 years old) who have experienced difficulty obtaining living-wage employment due to life circumstances such as poverty, lack of high demand skills and access to sustainable employment. The COMPASS Hub of services (place-based and virtual) provides an invaluable opportunity to equip young people in Atlanta’s communities for success.

Offering a premier Individualized Development Plan (IDP), SOSSI assists with transitions through school into college/career pathways and employment, assisting in creating their life vision and plan. The strength of SOSSI’s programming incorporates an appreciative inquiry approach that utilizes community and research-based practices to identify interests and aptitudes through experiential learning, matching work-styles and career pathway opportunities. Using the MyGPS platform, SOSSI aligns best practice education solutions, community resources, career exploration, and Success Coaching by Subject Matter Experts (SME), academic coaches and industry professionals.

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