Workforce Development

State Workforce Youth Council

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To create an Oklahoma workforce strategy that aligns with youth initiatives and provides common solutions that coordinates with the state’s economic goals building prosperity for all Oklahomans.


  • Oklahomans are aware and supportive of the state’s emerging workforce and the effect of current trends and issues;
  • A youth system is developed through a collaborative effort of networking that is inclusive of all state and local youth organizations;
  • The progress and impact of the youth system is benchmarked, measured, rewarded and best practices reported.


  • Ensure local youth councils serve all Oklahoma youth
  • Constantly scan the current state of Oklahoma’s youth to ensure advancement of the purpose 
  • Develop a statewide plan in support of youth 
  • Develop a communication infrastructure that will inform and engage all stakeholderAmerican Job Center logo: A proud partner of the American Job Center network.s