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ERIC Number: ED340784
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Community Briefs. Community Development Volunteer Education Workplace Programs.
Westinghouse Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA.
This collection of briefs comprises a guide to minority-activity planning designed by the Steering Committee for Minority Communications of the Westinghouse Foundation. They are intended to further the following Westinghouse goals: (1) to encourage youth to pursue careers in technology; (2) to develop strong links with the minority community; (3) to publicize Westinghouse commitment; and (4) to counsel management on minority issues. Each brief includes some of the following elements: (1) success stories; (2) getting started; (3) resources/costs; (4) planning; (5) implementation; and (6) conclusion/follow-up. The collection is divided into four sections. Section 1, "Community Development Programs," contains the briefs, "Community Partnering" and "Minority Organizations." Section 2, "Volunteer Programs," contains the briefs, "Community Volunteers Program" and "Award of Excellence Program." Section 3, "Education Programs," includes the following briefs: (1) "Career Conference"; (2) "Minority Spokespersons and Community Ambassadors Program"; (3) "Community Ambassadors Training Program"; (4) "Community Ambassador Program Update"; (5) "Partnerships in Education Program"; (6) "Work-Study Programs"; and (7) "Print Campaigns." Section 4, "Workplace Programs," includes the following briefs: (1) "Minority Vendors Program"; (2) "Minority Recruiting Program"; and (3) "Mentoring Programs." A table, correlating social problems/needs, sources of information, and suggested indicators of problems/needs, and a community involvement matrix, correlating community concerns and types of agencies/organizations most frequently involved, are also included. (AF)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Support Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Westinghouse Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA.