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ERIC Number: ED013388
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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RETRAINING OF THE UNDERPRIVILEGED, THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE STORY.
HOOS, IDA R.
AN ACCOUNT OF JOB UPGRADING AT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE, NORTH RICHMOND, CALIFORNIA, DOCUMENTS THE LARGELY INADEQUATE EDUCATION AND SEVERE EMPLOYMENT DIFFICULTIES OF NEGROES IN THE GREATER SAN FRANCISCO AREA, DESCRIBES TRAINEE CHARACTERISTICS AND PROBLEMS, DESIRED UPGRADING EXPERIENCES, LIAISON WITH THE STATE EMPLOYMENT SERVICE, COOPERATION WITH THE NATIONWIDE NEIGHBORHOOD YOUTH CORPS, AND WORK EXPERIENCE PROJECTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE AND IN "PROJECT GROWTH" FARM LABOR CAMPS. THE JOB UPGRADING PROJECT SOUGHT TO PROVIDE POSITIVE ORIENTATION TOWARD WORK, GUIDANCE AND TRAINING, (INCLUDING REMEDIAL EDUCATION), PREPARATION FOR JOB STABILITY AND ADVANCEMENT, AND GROWTH IN RESPONSIBILITY AND CITIZENSHIP, FOR UNEMPLOYED PERSONS AGED 16 OR OVER. THE CASE STUDIES IN PARTICULAR INDICATE THE TECHNIQUES USED TO ACHIEVE VOCATIONAL ADJUSTMENT, AND THE OVERALL SUCCESS OF THE PROJECT. THE NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE APPROACH IS VIEWED AS BEING APPLICABLE ELSEWHERE TO COMBAT UNEMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYABILITY. DOCUMENT INCLUDES 6 TABLES. DOCUMENT IS CHAPTER 5 OF RETRAINING THE WORK FORCE, BY IDA R. HOOS, AVAILABLE FOR $6.00 FROM UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS, BERKELEY, 94720. (LY)
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Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act