ERIC Number: ED392508
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Feb-1
Reference Count: N/A
Community Commons Program Development Manual.
Culp, Kieta Osteen
Community Commons (CC) is a collaborative partnership among Brevard Community College (BCC) (Florida) and over 40 social service organizations and agencies in Florida dedicated to providing education, job training, social services, recreation, and a drug free environment to communities of low income families. The project specifically seeks to assist 100 families annually in achieving self-sufficiency from welfare dependence. Designed to aid the development of new sites and programs, this manual provides guidelines, suggestions, and information on the implementation, structure, services, and accomplishments of the CC. Following introductory materials providing an overview of the partnership, the manual provides the following information: (1) lists of project administrative staff from BCC, the Department of Labor and Employment Security, and the CC executive committee; (2) program expectations and strategies; (3) basic steps for initiating a CC program; (4) guidelines for projects receiving matching funds from non-federal sources; (5) tips on identifying locations for new programs and maps of CC project sites; (6) program accomplishments from 1992-93 to 1995; (7) the organization of the partnership, highlighting BCC's responsibilities, sample by-laws, and a list of partners; (8) a description of the target population; (9) a 1995-96 operating plan; (10) a description of the project center's functions; (11) a list of services available at CC sites; (12) a participant flow chart; (13) a list of referral sources; and (14) job descriptions of CC positions. Appendixes include sample client, survey, report, and job club forms. (TGI)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Community Colleges, Community Development, Community Programs, Community Services, Job Training, Partnerships in Education, Public Service, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Shared Resources and Services, Social Services, Two Year Colleges, Welfare Recipients
Brevard Community College, 1519 Clearlake Road, V-157, Cocoa, FL 32922 ($10).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Brevard Community Coll., Cocoa, FL.