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Publication Date: October 2002

Publisher(s): Economic Opportunity Institute

Author(s): Erin Burchfield; Sarah Yatsko

Funder(s): Joyce Foundation; Rockefeller Foundation; Annie E. Casey Foundation; Penney Family Fund

Funder(s): Joyce Foundation; Rockefeller Foundation; Annie E. Casey Foundation; Penney Family Fund

Special Collection: The Joyce Foundation

Topic: Labor (Employment and labor supply)

Keywords: Worker Advancement; Working families; Job retention

Type: Report

Coverage: Washington

Abstract:

Explains the wage-based work and skill development programs that make up Washington's Community Jobs program, designed to promote employment among those who have little or no work experience. Analyzes qualitative and quantitative data, and makes recommendations based on both the Community Jobs program and the transitional jobs model of work, training, and support to advance low-income workers.