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Topic Score: 49.0
Employment - Disconnected Youth
Citywide, one in ten youth were neither working nor in school (10.3%). African American youth were the most likely to be disconnected (14.8%), followed closely by Latino youth (13.2%). Asian youth were the least likely to be disconnected (5.3%), while 8.8% of White youth were disconnected. African American youth were 2.80 times more likely to be disconnected from both work and school than Asian youth. This outcome tracks with the education data for the groups, with the same groups experiencing the greatest disadvantage.