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ERIC Number: ED014595
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Dec
Pages: 139
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Reference Count: 0
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AN ANALYSIS OF SUMMER YOUTH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMS, 1966.
NELLUM, ALBERT L.; AND OTHERS
SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNED TO (1) OFFER YOUTH WHOLESOME, INCOME-PRODUCING ACTIVITY WHILE THEY ARE OUT OF SCHOOL, (2) GIVE THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME ACQUAINTED WITH JOBS AND WORK, (3) LET THEM EXPLORE VOCATIONAL POSSIBILITIES, AND (4) TEACH THEM SOMETHING OF THE EXPECTATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF EMPLOYERS, AS WELL AS THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES AS EMPLOYEES. THIRTEEN PROJECTS FUNDED UNDER THE MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ACT WERE STUDIED IN ORDER TO IDENTIFY TECHNIQUES AND METHODS WHICH MIGHT BE OF BENEFIT TO FUTURE PROGRAMS AND PLANNING. ANALYSES ARE INCLUDED FOR (1) THE SUMMER COMMUNITY YOUTH WORK PROGRAM, PITTSBURGH, (2) SHORT-TERM PROGRAM FOR 17- AND 18-YEAR-OLD DROPOUTS, CLEVELAND, (3) PROJECT IDENTITY, FOR YOUTH WHO HAD VIOLATED PROBATION, DETROIT, (4) PROJECT FIT (FRANCHISE INDUSTRY TRAINING), BOSTON COLLEGE, (5) COMMUNITY ACTION FOR YOUTH, CLEVELAND, (6) SUMMER YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT, KANSAS CITY, (7) SUMMER STUDENT EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM, ST. LOUIS, (8) SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM, CHARLESTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS, (9) PROJECT EXPLORATION, DETROIT, (10) SUBURBAN TRANSPORTATION, WASHINGTON, D.C., (11) PROJECT TIDE (TESTING, INFORMATION GIVING, DISCUSSION, AND EVALUATION), WASHINGTON, D.C., (12) COMMUNITY CONSERVATION CORPS PROJECT, LOS ANGELES, AND (13) OPERATION ENCOURAGEMENT, CHICAGO. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Nellum (A.L.) and Associates, Washington, DC.; Office of Manpower Policy, Evaluation, and Research (DOL), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Community Conservation Corps CA; Find and Inform Talent Project; PROJECT EXPLORATION; PROJECT TIDE; SUBURBAN TRANSPORTATION DEMONSTRATION PROJECT; SUMMER YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT