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Difficulties of the Neighborhood Youth Corps in-school program and its management problems

United States. General Accounting Office

Difficulties of the Neighborhood Youth Corps in-school program and its management problems

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Neighborhood Youth Corps (U.S.),
    • Dropouts -- United States.

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      Statementreport to the Congress [on the] Department of Labor by the Comptroller General of the United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC143 .A52
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p.
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5522969M
      LC Control Number73601158

      Growing Up in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods 3 like the YMCA, adequate housing, and jobs to employ people – things that their community lacked. The focus group leader had to prompt the teenagers to think about things that were positive in their neighborhood. Several talked about the positive influence of some of the parents in the neighborhood. Larkin Street Youth Services: Helping Kids Get Off the Street for Good (–) LOREN FARRAR, SARA L. SCHWARTZ, and MICHAEL J. AUSTIN Mack Center on Nonprofit Management in the Human Services, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA Larkin Street Youth Services is a pioneeringnonprofit.   Support your neighborhood school; help fight climate change From playdates to PTA meetings to day-to-day drop offs, where you send your kid to school will have a big impact on your travel mileage. An example is the Neighborhood Youth Corps program. At first, the Office of Economic Opportunity granted Laredo $, an I told the city to hire NYC enrollees and work them on city projects. But there weren’t enough jobs or materials to go around.

      Although the Job Corps Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology The Pennsylvania State University BOOK REVIEWS did a little to improve the wages of its trainees, especially those who stayed over six months, it faced a great many problems including high costs, high dropout rates, and inefficient management. Part 5 considers the Neighborhood Youth.


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Difficulties of the Neighborhood Youth Corps in-school program and its management problems by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Difficulties of the Neighborhood Youth Corps In-School Program and Its Management Problems B Published: Publicly Released: in-school and summer programs had no significant effect on whether a youth from a low-income family continued in school. Subsequently, the Department announced a general overhaul of the NYC program to reduce dropout rates.

DIFFICULTIES OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD YOUTH CORPS IN-SCHOOL PROGRAM AND ITS MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS. Difficulties of the Neighborhood Youth Corps in-school program and its management problems: report to the Congress [on the] Department of Labor. Difficulties of the Neighborhood Youth Corps in-school program and its management problems book States.

Difficulties of the Neighborhood Youth Corps in-school program and its management problems book General Accounting Office.]. Difficulties of the Neighborhood Youth Corps in-school program and its management problems. [Washington, ] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

General. This document reports the results of a study to determine whether changes made in the Neighborhood Youth Corps' in-school component helped to decrease the school dropout rate among participants.

Surveys of programs in Harris County, Texas, Norfolk, Virginia, and the Washington metropolitan area provided the data. The Neighborhood Youth Corps (NYC) program--numerically the largest manpower program--provides training and work experience and other serv-ices to youths from low-income.

families. Its purpose is to en-courage these youths to stay in or return to school or to provide them with training for productive jobs. This report concerns the in-school. the Neighborhood Youth Corps summer program in the Washington ‘.

~~M~~_ __ %-*I *-*- metropolitan area. We brought those matters discussed in this report relative to the summer program to the attention of the Department in a letter dated Ap Our follow-up on the corrective ac.

Difficulties of the Neighborhood Youth Corps In-School Program and Its Management Problems (No. U.S. Government Printing. Government Accountability Office. Difficulties of the Neighborhood Youth Corps In-School Program and Its Management Problems. BWashington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; Febru a work training program for young people between the ages of Neighborhood Youth Corps provided work-study programs to help underprivileged young men and women earn a high school diploma or college degree.

(EOA) of established and funded a variety of programs to assist the poor in finding jobs. Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO), first administered by President Kennedy's brother-in-law Sargent Shriver, coordinated programs such as the Jobs Corps and the Neighborhood Youth Corps, which provided job training programs and work experience for the disadvantaged.

THE NEIGHBORHOOD YOUTH CORPS (NYC), A PART OF THE WORK-TRAINING PROGRAM AUTHORIZED BY THE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ACT OFFIRST ENROLLED YOUTH DURING THE LATTER PART OF DECEMBER THIS REPORT COMPARES SOME OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE FI ENROLLEES AND Author: James F.

Tucker. They are 14 and 15 years old. One of the great advantages of this program is that it leaches kids before the age of sixteen when many leave school. Their families' incomes meet the Neighborhood Youth Corps criterion. (Only the director of the In-School NYC program can certify youngsters for NYC.) 3.

He worried that the youth would then lose the belief that the program had engendered in themselves, society and the government. The loss of hope, opportunity and employment, combined with a loss of confidence in authority, Goddard feared, would lead to large numbers of frustrated and disillusioned youth out of Difficulties of the Neighborhood Youth Corps in-school program and its management problems book and on the streets, compounding already.

Programs are examined in terms of (a) effectiveness, (b) ease of implementation and management, (c) expense, (d) compatibility with school. Neighborhood Development Organizations Neighborhood development is a process through which people solve problems and implement programs of their own at the neighborhood level.

Job Corps, Neighborhood Youth Corps, Volunteers in Serv- ice to America, and Youth Conservation Corps. even exceptional efforts to involve young people in Cited by:   The Chicago Police partner with CHA to give youth a summer program that breaks down barriers and encourages trust between cops and kids.

Youth learn discipline, leadership and the importance of. "oversell and underperform”: the impact of great society economic programs upon the city of detroit, Article (PDF Available) January. A new type of Neighborhood Youth Corps (NYC) job station was tested by the National Commission on Resources for Youth, Inc.

The objective of this demonstration project was to explore the feasibility and value of establishing a "model" in-school NYC program whereby disadvantaged youth work as tutors for younger children. Full text of "ERIC ED A Study of the Effectiveness of Selected Out-of-School Neighborhood Youth Corps Programs (A Study of Selected NYC-1 Projects).See other formats.

Improving job performance of Neighborhood Youth Corps aides in an urban recreation program. 2Now at the Departments of Kinesiology and Recreation, Faculty of Human Kinetics and Leisure Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L by:   This book examines after-school programs in light of their explosive growth in recent years.

In the rush to mount programs, there is a danger of promoting weak ones of little value and failing to implement strong ones adequately. The authors examine how - and why - young people thrive in good programs and suffer in weak s: 2. Development and Evaluation of an Instructional Module to Promote Career Maturity for Youth with Learning Difficulties.

enrichment services in neighborhood youth corps programs. Many of the chapters describe ways to make settings work for all youth, including those marginalized by reason of race, ethnicity, social class, or sexual orientation.

Toward Positive Youth Development will guide researchers, educators, administrators and policy makers to improve schools and youth programs for all of America's s: 1. significant concept changes in antipoverty programs such as Neighborhood Youth Corps in meeting the needs of rural you%.

A model program designed to maximize social and occupational adjustment of rural youth had been carried'out for one year by each of three experimental projects located in northern Minnesota, southern Iowa, and central Nebraska.

Neighborhood Youth Corps In-School Program: Goodwill Industries Community: Texas Rehabilitation Commission: West employment opportunities Center: Vocational Rehabilitation: Jobs and Economic Development Proposed Industrial Park: Business Development Organization: Youth Recreation Program: YMCA Summer Employment.

The Neighborhood Youth Corps The Neighborhood Youth Corps Weisman, Murray JUVENILE COURT JUDGES JOURNAL MURRAY WEISMAN Director, Research & Planning The Citizens' Committee on Youth Rationale aration and adjustment to the world of work.

This concept gained national recognition and found ex- In the early '~O'S, Dr. Inafter years of embarrassing failures, the name of the Neighborhood Youth Corps was changed to the Summer. Program for Economically Disadvantaged Youth. inafter more exposés and boon-doggies, the name was changed to the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

But the new names have not solved old problems. social problems. Using a special tabulation of the Census based on neighborhood units much smaller than zip codes, Crane found a sharply non-linear effect of the percent of neighborhood workers in professional or managerial jobs on the probability of dropping Size: 97KB.

labor market difficulties faced by the low-skill population and the tilt of means-tested Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 34, No. 3, – () These programs include the Job Corps (providing vocational training to youth dropouts); the Neighborhood Youth Corps (which offered work experience in low.

Together, Job Corps administrators hoped to lift men and women from oppression and open new doors to new futures for them The Economic Opportunity Act did not solely aim to help individuals.

To be fully productive, people needed to work together. The Neighborhood Youth Corps, another youth program, leaned toward this idea of community action. In most federal job training and employment programs, trainees' pay is not contingent on job performance, but upon physical presence.

This study sought to increase the job performance of seven Neighborhood Youth Corps workers being paid an hourly wage for serving as aides in an urban recreation by: neighborhoods may have adverse effects on adolescent development by depriving youth of positive peer influences, adults who provide role models and actively monitor neighborhood events, and school, community, and healthcare resources, as well as by exposing them to violence (Sampson, Raudenbush, and Earls ).Cited by: Program administrators for both the Job Corps and the Neighborhood Youth Corps were quick to recognize the health needs of program participants and to incorporate programming to address those needs.

6–11 In the s, as today, the health issues contributing to disengagement from school also created barriers to full engagement in employment. SinceCRT has put youth employment at the forefront of its efforts for community development.

Partnering with the Hartford Board of Education and the YMCA, CRT started the Neighborhood Youth Corps, which served more than youth in its first year. Youth at risk of dropping out were identified by high school guidance depart.

The institutions of a neighborhood are vital to its health and economic strength, and public schools are one of the most important shared institutions.

They function not only as centers for providi Author: Reuben Jacobson. unraveling the neighborhood and school effects on youth behavior a dissertation submitted to the faculty of the division of the social sciences in candidacy for the degree of doctor of philosophy department of sociology by david s.

kirk chicago, illinois june this document is a research report submitted to the u.s. department of justice. Abstract The purpose of this report is to share with policymakers and implementers of youth programs in the Philippines and elsewhere, what has been learned about the situation of out-of-school youth and children (OSCY) in the Philippines-the extent of the problem, the characteristics of OSCY, the legal and policy framework, the interventions being implemented by different.

Army Youth Programs in Your Neighborhood. We are excited to announce our partnership with The United States Army IMCOM G-9, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Programs. The AYPYN project is designed to locate and support the development of high quality and high interest after-school activities in the communities where high concentrations of.

A Continued Federal Commitment Sar A. Levitan George Washington University Frank Gallo Thirty-three million people experienced labor market problems at some time during Some had multiple difficulties: 21 million training program; and the Neighborhood Youth Corps, providing work experience.

Work experience was also used to help needy. Provides case management services and referral assistance on issues such as domestic violence prevention, pdf abuse, HIV/AIDS support services, and nutrition.

Learn about Healthy Families. Neighborhood Development Area (NDA) Neighborhood Development Area Programs provide High School students the services and support they need to do better.The EOA included new education, employment and training, and work-experience programs such as the Job Corps, the Neighborhood Youth Corps, and Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA, the “domestic Peace Corps”).

And it empowered OEO and CAA’s to seek changes in public policies that were discriminatory in their implementation.Programs. The River City Youth Foundation takes an innovative approach to ebook and learning.

Over 3, youth and families are served annually through annual community activities which promote a family-friendly neighborhood in which to raise safe, healthy, and happy children. At its Success Center, staff members and volunteers create exciting.