Support for computer training and job placement to 1,000 low-income, homeless, and at-risk DC adults.
Grants Made in 2017
Employment and Training Programs $192,500
Support for the Step Up DC program which provides job readiness and job placement support to about 60 homeless women in DC.
Support for the Legal Services Program which helpsDC immigrants apply for or renew legal work status in the U.S. and provides legal support for wage and employment disputes.
Support for an expungement clinic which assists DC residents to have eligible criminal and arrest records expunged or sealed with the goal of improving employment opportunities.
To support the Coalition’s efforts to develop a long-term care workforce in the District of Columbia which receives a living wage, health benefits, and updated training and accountability.
General operating support of English as a Second Language and computer classes provided to immigrants in DC.
Support for the Adult ESL/Child Development Associate Training Program which provides intensive ESL classes and CDA training to 40 Latina women in DC.
General operating support for programs that help low-income DC women who are pregnant or who have recently given birth to retain employment.
General support for literacy programs that serve DC residents with reading levels below 6th grade.
General support for case management, skills development, and career readiness services to 180 DC-area young adults seeking to obtain associate or other technical degrees and to improve employment.
To fulfill a prior-year pledge made for coordination of workforce development service organizations co-located at Skyland.
Support of adult basic education, GED preparation, computer training, and job-readiness training to nearly 350 Ward 8 adults.
General support of mentoring program that provides job readiness training and helps unemployed and underemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.
Support for the Workforce Development and Job Placement Program which provides job readiness and job placement support to 60 torture survivors in DC.
Support of A+ and Help Desk computer training provided to low-skilled and under-employed DC adults primarily in Ward 8.
General operating support of ESL, computer training, and job placement programs provided to over 1,000 DC immigrants.
Impact Grants $10,000
To fulfill a prior-year pledge made to support the HIRE DC shared database system.
Institutional Support $10,000
Support for the 2017 DC Board Match Event.