ERIC Number: ED035717
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-May
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Employment Programs for the Poor. A Community Action Agency Manpower Guidebook.
Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
This pamphlet provides information to help communities in analyzing their needs, assessing available resources, and developing an effective manpower program to combat poverty problems which include high unemployment, inadequate education, poor health, and dilapidated housing. The report describes the necessary steps to be made for comprehensive planning by the Community Action Agency (CAA) which is a local organization designated by the Office of Economic Opportunity to organize anti-poverty programs. A comprehensive manpower program involves outreach and recruitment, intake and assessment, prevocational training, supportive services, skill training, job development and placement, followup, business support, and feedback. The report provides suggestions for coordinating manpower services and a checklist. In addition, there is a description of the major federally sponsored manpower programs and a list of acronyms. (BC)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.