Workforce Development Networks: Community-Based Organizations and Regional Alliances

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Overview

This book explores how labour markets are changing - jobs are being created but they pay less and job security is declining, as is the payoff for experience and seniority. The authors discuss training, private-public partnerships, job searching and community development corporations (CDCs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) as social agents. They also take the reader through numerous case studies, using examples from across the United States. They conclude with their recommendations for better design, promotion and evaluation of community-based workforce development networks.

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Taking into account the changing structure of US labor markets and increasing welfare-to-workforce pressures, Harrison urban political economy, New School for Social Research, New York and Weiss Economic Development Assistance Consortium, Boston advocate and present model innovative public-private partnerships local, regional, community college-based to accommodate these socioeconomic shifts. They conclude with their recommendations for better design, promotion, and evaluation for such community-based networks. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761908470
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 1/21/1998
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Changing Structure of Labor Markets in American Cities
Taking Stock of What We Know about Job Training and Workforce Development
Why CBOs Engage in Training/Workforce Development and Form or Enter Interorganizational Networks Help Them Do It Better
The Case Studies
Workforce Development Networks with Individual CBOs at Their Hubs
Peer-to-Peer Networks Engaged in Workforce Development
Regional Intermediaries Bridging Business Development, Community Building and Job Training
Synthesis and Conclusions
Toward Better Design, Promotion and Evaluation of Community-Based Workforce Development Networks

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