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Peck, Laura R.; Litwok, Daniel; Walton, Douglas; Harvill, Eleanor; Werner, Alan – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2019
In 2010, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded the first round of five-year Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG 1.0) to 32 organizations in 23 states; five were tribal organizations. The purpose of the HPOG Program is to provide education and training to Temporary…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Student Financial Aid, Grants, Federal Aid
Wasserman, Kyla; Walter, Johanna; Luczywek, Beata; Wagner, Hannah; Redcross, Cindy – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2019
This report presents findings from a feasibility evaluation of the Bridges to Pathways (Bridges) program. Bridges was a program for young men in Chicago between the ages of 17 and 21 years who were involved with the criminal or juvenile justice system and lacked a high school credential. The program offered intensive mentoring and case management,…
Descriptors: Males, Young Adults, Adolescents, Juvenile Justice
Manno, Michelle S.; Mancini, Patrizia; O'Herron, Charlotte – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2019
The Building Bridges and Bonds (B3) evaluation, a federally funded study of Responsible Fatherhood programs, is testing a set of three innovative approaches to help fathers with low income improve their parenting and employment skills. One innovation, Just Beginning (JB), was added to the existing fatherhood services at three community-based…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Education, Parenting Skills, Job Skills
Hamadyk, Jill; Zeidenberg, Matthew – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This report documents the implementation and early impacts of the Workforce Training Academy Connect (WTA Connect) program, operated by Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in Des Moines, Iowa. WTA Connect aimed to help low-income, low-skilled adults access and complete occupational training that can lead to increased employment and higher…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Career Pathways, Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness
Martinson, Karin; Copson, Elizabeth; Gardiner, Karen; Kitrosser, Daniel – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This report documents the implementation and early impacts of the Carreras en Salud (Careers in Health) program, operated by Instituto del Progreso Latino, in Chicago, Illinois. The Carreras en Salud program is one promising effort aimed at helping low-income, low-skilled adults access and complete occupational training that can lead to increased…
Descriptors: Career Development, Program Implementation, Hispanic Americans, Organizations (Groups)
Fein, David; Hamadyk, Jill – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This report documents the implementation and early impacts of Year Up--a national sectoral training program for urban young adults aged 18-24. Operated by an organization of the same name, Year Up provides six months of full-time training in the IT and financial service sectors followed by six-month internships at major firms. The full-time…
Descriptors: National Programs, Young Adults, Urban Youth, Job Training
Rolston, Howard; Copson, Elizabeth; Gardiner, Karen – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2017
This report provides evidence on the implementation and early impacts of one promising effort to meet the needs of low-income students and local employers for skilled workers, the Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement (VIDA). VIDA, a community-based organization, is one of nine career pathways programs in the Pathways for Advancing…
Descriptors: Career Pathways, Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness, Low Income Students