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ERIC Number: ED138737
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Nov
Pages: 113
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The Minority Women Employment Program: A National Demonstration Project to Facilitate Entry of Minority Women into Managerial, Professional, and Technical Occupations. Volume I. Final Report.
Glover, Robert W.; Greenfield, Paula S.
This second annual report of the Minority Women Employment Program (MWEP), a consolidation and expansion of earlier black women employment programs, provides a description of project objectives, procedures, and results and draws conclusions and recommendations. The period covered is September 1975, to August 1976. Chapter 1 documents the need for the program, giving examples of labor market disadvantages faced by minority women. Chapter 2 covers the objectives for the project, explaining that the program is a demonstration effort involving seven metropolitan areas to apply outreach techniques in placing minority women into high quality managerial, technical, and professional jobs. Chapter 3 gives a description of the program's (1) operations components, i.e., recruitment of applicants; employer contact and job development; preparation and screening of applicants; placement followup; and community relations; and (2) research component, including information services for the staff and project evaluation. Chapter 4 describes the results of the project, reviewing the expansion of MWEP from two to seven cities; assesses project accomplishments, indicating the MWEP model is workable in varied settings with a variety of minority groups; notes its shortcomings; and records some of the learnings from the project to date. Chapter 5 presents conclusions and recommendations regarding project improvement and continuation. (EM)
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22151
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Center for the Study of Human Resources.
Note: For a related document see CE 010 813 ; Some pages may be marginally legible due to print quality