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

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Author: Berman, Jacqueline; Coffee-Borden, Brandon


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...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Disadvantaged; Demographics; Indigenous people; Employment; Evaluation

Keywords: Ethnicity; Youth at risk; Youth program; Employment experience; Program evaluation

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

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

Physical description: xv, 50 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 119.135

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