Innovative programs and promising practices: Indian and Native American Summer Youth Employment Initiatives and the 2009 Recovery Act

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Recovery Act) used various strategies to redress unemployment challenges experienced by disadvantaged youth. The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) in the US Department of Labor (DOL) received $1.2 billion for youth training and employment services. ETA allocated about $17.8 million of these funds to Indian and Native American (INA) youth through the INA Supplemental Youth Services Program. INA grantees were encouraged to use these funds to provide employment experiences to youth in summer 2009 and summer 2010. INA grantees resp ... Show more

Authors: Berman, Jacqueline; Coffee-Borden, Brandon

Published: Washington, District of Columbia, Employment and Training Administration, US Department of Labor, 2011

Resource type: Government report or paper

Physical description: xv, 50 p.

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