UN SDG #1 No Poverty UN SDG #1
UN SDG #11 Sustainable Cities and Communities UN SDG #11

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Jobs Plus Initiative

$3,700,000

deadline:

12/01/20
Geographic Area

funding

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Jobs Plus Initiative

$3,700,000

deadline:

12/01/20
Geographic Area

Description

The Jobs Plus program develops locally-based, job-driven approaches that increase earnings and advance employment outcomes through work readiness, employer linkages, job placement, educational advancement, technology skills, and financial literacy for residents of public housing. The place-based Jobs Plus program addresses poverty among public housing residents by incentivizing and enabling employment through earned income disregards for working residents and a set of services designed to support work including employer linkages, job placement and counseling, educational advancement, and financial counseling. Ideally, these incentives will saturate the target developments, building a culture of work and making working residents the norm. The Jobs Plus program comprises these three core components (further described below): Employment-Related Services Financial Incentives – Jobs Plus Earned Income Disregard (JPEID) Community Supports for Work Applicants are encouraged to develop ke...

Eligibility

  • Others

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