ERIC Number: ED470788
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Mar-12
Reference Count: N/A
Welfare to Work: Ties between TANF and Workforce Development. Hearing before the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This Congressional report contains the testimony presented at a hearing to examine the extent to which Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) work services are being provided through the one-stop career centers established through the Workforce Investment Act and to determine how such linkages are impacting program participants. The oral statements of the following individuals are presented: Howard "Buck" McKeon and Patsy T. Mink, Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives; Sigurd R. Nilsen, director, education, workforce, and income security issues, U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO); Greg Gardner, interim executive director, Utah Department of Workforce Services; John B. O'Reilly, Jr., executive director, Southeastern Michigan Community Alliance; Erika Kates, senior research associate, Heller Graduate School, Brandeis University, and executive director, Welfare, Education, Training, Access Coalition, Boston, Massachusetts; and Barbara Gault, director of research, Institute for Women's Policy Research. The report's eight appendixes contain the written statements submitted by the witnesses plus the text of the GAO report "Workforce Investment Act: Coordination between TANF Programs and One-Stop Centers Is Increasing, But Challenges Remain" and the written statement submitted by the Utah Department of Workforce Services in response to questions regarding Utah's extension policy. (MN)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Career Centers, Cooperative Planning, Coordination, Delivery Systems, Eligibility, Employed Women, Employment Services, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal Regulation, Federal State Relationship, Job Placement, Labor Force Development, Linking Agents, Policy Formation, Public Agencies, Public Policy, Research and Development Centers, Social Science Research, State Regulation, Systems Approach, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Reform, Womens Education
For full text: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=107_hou se_hearings&docid=f:80045.pdf.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts (Boston); Michigan; Utah
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; Workforce Investment Act 1998