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The Role of Organized Labor in the Vocational Training and Placement of Hard-Core Youth.
Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Labor Relations and Research Center.; Massachusetts State Labor Council (AFL-CIO), Boston.
This is a report of a training project conducted in Massachusetts to explore mechanisms through which organized labor might involve itself more fully in new and existing programs for preventing and controlling youth crime. Specifically, the objectives were: (1) to explore the problem of the young offender, (2) to explore what is being done for the young offender and by whom, and (3) to explore what might be the role of labor in these existing programs or what new programs labor might develop. The training project became operative in July 1966 and was subsequently continued until March 15, 1968. This report concerns itself with the following areas of the project: (1) planning, (2) conference, (3) workshops and training sessions, (4) impact and recommendations. Recommendations include: (1) a program of trained, on-the-job counselors, (2) creation of skill centers, and (3) active support by organized labor of legislation pertaining to progressive correctional matters. (CH)
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Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Labor Relations and Research Center.; Massachusetts State Labor Council (AFL-CIO), Boston.