From Welfare Check to Paycheck
Publication Date: October 2002
Publisher(s): Economic Opportunity Institute
Special Collection: The Joyce Foundation
Keywords: Worker Advancement; Working families; Job retention
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.