One Workforce Program invests in a community and
its members to improve lives...
The Center for
Workforce Development projects use comprehensive wrap
around services to create businesses in low income
communities. The One Workforce program specific
feature is economic development of a community, which distinguish it from other vocational
training programs and employment placement centers by
creating businesses and employment opportunities for
Workforce will link low income
individuals and neighborhoods through franchised social
enterprise sites. All sites will be focused on economic
incorporating training, counseling,
and employment placement within the business model. The
One Workforce model allows us to address the needs of our
participants. The social enterprise will be community
operated and driven by community needs.
program driven by the community to create opportunity.
One Workforce Models:
Workforce in Washington DC's historic Anacostia.
Opening in fall 2011. Partnerships for the LGBT
One Workforce model include: ARCH Development
Corporation, Global Relief Logistics, MPD's Gay Lesbian
Liaison Unit, GLUU, DOES, and 22 local businesses.
One Workforce program will incorporate learning and on
job training in a safe and nurturing environment that
will meet goals set out by LGBT youth and funders. The
following are the basic components of the LGBT program:
and certified vocational and life management
training for youth ages 16 to 24.
All youth will
be placed in internships and transitional employment
will occur throughout the training and for two years
after completion of the program in order to assist
with career development, housing, health and other
supportive services that out LGBT youth graduates
Assistance and training will be provided to resource
partners, educational institutions, community
organizations, and service providers so they may be
better prepared to assist the LGBT community.
To request a
copy of a One Workforce Business Plan or presentation,
please contact email@example.com.