ERIC Number: ED437447
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Lessons Learned from 51 Effective Youth Employment Initiatives. PEPNet '99 Promising and Effective Practices Network.
National Youth Employment Coalition, Washington, DC.
This book presents lessons learned after 4 years of Promising and Effective Practices Network (PEPNet), a project of the National Youth Employment Coalition that identifies and promotes criteria of effective practice in youth employment and development. The book, which provides a cumulative summary of all PEPNet programs, is a resource that brings youth employment and development practitioners together to share information in order to improve the methods and techniques of preparing young people for employment and life. The book includes (1) a list of the PEPNet-awarded programs; (2) a two-page summary of PEPNet; (3) a two-page profile of each of the 51 PEPNet award-winning programs, with a brief description of the program elements and contact information; (4) a funding sources and demographics chart; (5) an index to effective practices; and (6) acknowledgements of those who have worked on and supported PEPNet in the past year. (SM)
Descriptors: Achievement, Adolescents, Community Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Minority Groups, Young Adults, Youth Employment, Youth Opportunities, Youth Programs
National Youth Employment Coalition, 1836 Jefferson Place, N.W., Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-659-1064; Fax: 202-659-0399; For full text:
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.; Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.; Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Policy and Research.; Pinkerton Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Youth Employment Coalition, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Workforce Investment Act 1998