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Which Came First? Integrating a Sector Strategy with a Population Based Approach Meeting of the Minds September 3, 2014.

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1 Which Came First? Integrating a Sector Strategy with a Population Based Approach Meeting of the Minds September 3, 2014

2 Introduction John Halpin, Director of Program Operations Monique Forster, Sr. Workforce Specialist, Special Projects OEWD Workforce Development Division Rhonda Simmons, Director 2

3 TopicPresenter OverviewJohn Population and Sector Strategy John Disability Employment Initiative Monique Transitions SFMonique ReentryMonique SummaryJohn 3 Presentation Agenda

4 OEWD’s Sector Strategy 4 Designed to improve the responsiveness of the workforce system to meet the demands of sustainable and growing industries Targets growing and in-demand industries that provide multiple entry-points to employment opportunities Dual customer approach: Provide employers with skilled workforce and expand employment opportunities for local residents Successful sector strategies also facilitate the alignment of resources making it possible to work across funded programs

5 OEWD Sector Academies & Initiatives 5

6 OEWD Sector Academy/Initiative Model 6 Community-based outreach strategies and multiple entry pointsComprehensive assessment to identify appropriate pathwayIndustry-recognized occupational skills training (esp. City College ) Defined educational/career pathways and articulation of coursework Intensive wrap around services and job readiness trainingCollaborative, employer-driven job placement

7 Checklist for Job-Driven Training 7 Work up front with employers to determine hiring needsOffer work-based learning opportunities with employersMake better use of data to drive accountabilityMeasure and evaluate employment and earnings outcomes Promote a seamless progression from one educational stepping stone to another Break down barriers to accessing job-driven training and hiring for any American who is willing to work Create regional collaborations among AJCs, education institutions, labor and nonprofits

8 Program Research & Design Phase 8 Sector Program Planning Review Regional LMI & Economic Data Select Target Industry Sectors Identify Industry & Education/Training Partners Develop Education & Employment/Career Pathway Program Strategies Implement Program Considerations for Special Populations Review Demographic Data/Trends Select Target Populations Identify Partners for Outreach & Support Services Design Service Strategies to Engage Special Populations Implement Wrap Around Support

9 Program Delivery: Considerations 9 Program Outreach Voc RehabHuman ServicesAdult Probation Assessment Not Ready, Refer Out Pre-Req: GED or Intensive Job Readiness Sector Ready, Enroll Program Enrollment Transportation/ Child Care Accommodations Mentors & Support Groups Occupational Skills Training Tutoring/Study Group Job Shadowing Transitional Job/Internship Job Placement Employer Marketing Plan Job Club/Interview Prep Retention Coach/Support Services

10 Integrated Service Delivery 10 Sector Strategy Disability Resource Coordinator Re-Entry Navigator Transitional Jobs Coordinator Dislocated Worker Coordinator Veterans AJC Youth AJC

11 Disability Employment Initiative 11 Disability Employment Initiative (DEI): 3-year grant from DOL-ODEP 5 DEI Sites in California Improve education, training and employment outcomes for Social Security beneficiaries Wraparound Services Disability Resource Coordinator Toolworks Employment Network Ticket to Work Drop-In Hours at AJCs 206 Participants Served 86 Entered Employment

12 Disability Employment Initiative Data Safeway, Gap Inc., UCSF, Ross Dollar Tree, Prescott Hotel Employers Cashier, Janitor, Sales Associate Caregiver, Home Health Aide Occupations Hospitality HealthCare Sectors 12

13 Transitions SF: Enhanced Transitional Jobs Demonstration Project 13 Transitions SF: Enhanced Transitional Jobs Demonstration Project Partners Goodwill Industries Child Support Services Human Services External Evaluation & Consultation 1,000 Noncustodial Parents 500 Randomly Assigned to Control Group 500 Assigned to Program Group 300 Placed Program Group 2-week JRT 5-month Transitional Job Private Nonprofit Public Wraparound Support Unsubsidized Placement

14 Transitions SF Data 14 Facebook FedEx, Home Depot, Target Swinerton Construction, UPS Employers Programmer Sales Associate, Cashier Journeyman Occupations Construction Hospitality Tech Sectors

15 Reentry 15 Employment services for people with criminal backgrounds Case Management Work readiness training Placement Services Orientations at AJC’s 115 Participants Served Wraparound Services 56 Participants Placed

16 Reentry Data 16 Macy’s, Mill Valley Market TC Transportation, Good Foods Catering, Dollar Tree, Safeway Employers Cook, Food Server Desk Clerk, Truck Driver Cashier, Sales Associate Occupations Hospitality Sectors

17 Discussion Strategies OpportunitiesChallenges WIOA Job-Driven TrainingPriority Populations 17

18 Q&A 18 Challenges? Other Examples? Opportunities?

19 Contact Information John Halpin Monique Forster 19

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