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Faith-Based Organizations Providing Employment and Training Services [microform] : A Preliminary Exploration. Revised / Fredrica D. Kramer, Demetra Smith Nightingale and John Trutko
Bib ID 5692224
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Kramer, Fredrica D
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 2002 
38 p. 
Summary

The role of faith-based organizations (FBOs) in providing employment-related services was examined in an exploratory study of FBOs in the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland; Ft. Worth, Texas; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and San Diego, California. For purposes of the study, FBOs were defined as organizations that hold religious or worship services or are affiliated with a religious denomination or house of worship. Data were gathered through telephone discussions with local Workforce Investment Act (WIA) administrators or designated staff and representatives of random samples of 18 congregations/houses of worship and 9 nonprofit organizations presumed to be religiously affiliated. All five local WIAs contracted with FBOs. Although most of the religious congregations/houses of worship contacted did not formally provide employment-related services, one to three in each study city provided more formal or programmatic services that are work- related. A few congregations providing fairly substantial employment-related services served substantial numbers of individuals (several hundred annually). Like other employment service providers, FBOs offered a range of employment and supportive services, sometimes in combination with other services for their target populations. Lists of FBOs receiving welfare-to-work grants, workforce development boards contracting with FBOs, congregations providing employment-related services by city, and nonprofit FBOs in the study cities are appended. (MN)

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Availability: For full text: http://wdr.doleta.gov/opr/fulltext/FINALrep_02.pdf.

Sponsoring Agency: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: 1-6830-8-00-80-30.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Adult Education.  |  Case Studies.  |  Church Role.  |  Definitions.  |  Delivery Systems.  |  Educational Trends.  |  Employment Programs.  |  Employment Services.  |  Financial Support.  |  Institutional Cooperation.  |  Job Training.  |  Labor Force Development.  |  National Organizations.  |  Nonprofit Organizations.  |  Organizational Objectives.  |  Postsecondary Education.  |  Religious Organizations.  |  State Church Separation.  |  State of the Art Reviews.  |  Training Methods.  |  Training Objectives.  |  Trend Analysis.  |  Workforce Investment Boards  |  California (San Diego) Maryland (Baltimore) Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh) Texas (Fort Worth) Welfare to Work Programs Wisconsin (Milwaukee)
Form/genre Reports, Descriptive.
Other authors/contributors Nightingale, Demetra Smith, author  |  Trutko, John, author  |  Spaulding, Shayne, author  |  Barnow, Burt S., author  |  Urban Inst., Washington, DC
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