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Weston, Kathleen M. – 1982
This guide provides a systems approach to increasing the numbers of women in apprenticeships and skilled blue collar jobs. Its components form the Apprenticeship and Blue Collar (ABC) System. This system was developed from the experiences of hundreds of employment and training professionals and from several targeted outreach programs currently…
Descriptors: Adults, Affirmative Action, Apprenticeships, Blue Collar Occupations
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC. – 1978
The five sections of this consumer handbook are The Cost of Credit, Applying for Credit, Credit Histories and Records, Correcting Credit Mistakes, and Complaining about Credit. Each section discusses relevant legislation: Truth in Lending, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Topics discussed in section I include…
Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Credit Cards
Wiegers, Nancy; And Others – 1977
This student guide dicusses the problem of sex discrimination: what it is, where it exists in schools, how it can affect the lives of males and females, and how Title IX can help end discriminatory practices. Written by a group of high school students, this document defines sex discrimination, and gives examples of sex discrimination, sex bias,…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Snyder, Joyce; Hamm, Russell L. – 1978
The unit provides an historical overview of black Americans' struggle for civil rights and explores current legislation and court decisions about civil rights. Among its objectives are to view the black American struggle for equality in the context of American history, highlight the major civil rights organizations in the black American struggle,…
Descriptors: Black Power, Blacks, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation
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Thompson, Garland L. – Social Education, 1989
Recommends education and work experience needed for minorities to enter the journalism profession. States that extracurricular work is a necessary supplement to a good education. Provides suggestions for the job search, and includes a realistic portrayal of the difficulties minority journalists have in the workplace. (LS)
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Extracurricular Activities, Higher Education
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Gelfland, Mary – Update on Law-Related Education, 1995
Presents a secondary school simulation activity to help students understand major concepts underlying affirmative action programs. Includes student objectives and step-by-step instructional procedures. Provides a student handout and supplemental data table. (CFR)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Occupational and Career Education. – 1982
This workbook is the fourth in a series of four student workbooks designed to prepare youth with the employability skills needed for the world of work. The four student workbooks contain all phases of employability skills in seven individual packages. This workbook on overcoming job problems includes two learning packages--one on opening closed…
Descriptors: Career Education, Employment Potential, Employment Problems, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Saint Paul Public Schools, MN. – 1982
This booklet provides gereral information on minority women (Blacks, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and American Indians) in math and science careers and profiles of specific women in these fields. Part 1 gives brief profiles (approximately 150 words each) of 40 minority women in math and science careers. Each biography gives the individuals' current…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)