Workgroup Information Workforce Development

Long Term Outcome:

Reduce social and economic disparities for the low-income and communities of color within the target region.

Work Plan Tasks

Description Deliverable Timeframe
Determine  potential partners Database of workforce development potential partners, including educational institutions July - October 2012
Hold outreach session at each local Career Center location List of strategies to facilitate job growth and workforce training opportunities for targeted population October, 2012 - March, 2013
Identify best ways/means to communicate with target population Outreach information sessions held for individuals from the target population at local CareerCenters with identified programs and employment training opportunities. September 2011 - November, 2012
Identify sources of funding to provide one stop career center services directly to communities of color (Native American in particular) Funds obtained for staff to provide CareerCenter services directly to native American population December, 2012
Align workforce development with growing demand in health care, social services, energy development and natural resources sectors of the economy List of strategies to facilitate workforce training opportunities for targeted population March, 2013
Recruitment of private business participation on Local Workforce Investment Board Local Workforce Investment Board membership will be compliant with federal standards November, 2013