The Why

850,000 California youth, ages 16-24 are neither in school nor working.

Tulare and Kings Counties have a total average of 39.7% unemployment for 16-19 year olds.

This is nearly 12% higher than the national rate and 4.5% higher than the state of California. 

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U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2013 

Skills Gap

% of Population with at least High School Education

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U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2010-2014 5 year average

% of Population in Poverty by Education Level

U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2010-2014 5 year average

% of Population with at least Bachelors Degree or Higher

U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2010-2014 5 year average