Linked Learning: Connecting the Classroom to Careers

How do you help students in underserved communities graduate high school, attend college and position them for successful and fulfilling careers? Naomi Post, Head of U.S. Community-Based Programs at The Atlantic Philanthropies, discusses the foundation’s major investment to expand Oakland Unified School District’s Linked Learning programme and provide opportunities for young people to pursue health care professions in Alameda County.

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Alameda Health System:
Alameda Health Care Services Agency:
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