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Adults Aging in Full Swing (AAIFS). Adults Aging in Full Swing is an organization that provides job opportunities for elderly women in poverty that are currently unemployed within Onondaga County. . Allie Jardin . Community Need Charts. Community Need Charts Data.

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Adults aging in full swing aaifs

Adults Aging in Full Swing (AAIFS)

Adults Aging in Full Swing is an organization that provides job opportunities for elderly women in poverty that are currently unemployed within Onondaga County.

Allie Jardin


Community need charts

Community Need Charts


Community need charts data

Community Need Charts Data

  • http://data.bls.gov/pdq/SurveyOutputServlet


Logical approach

Logical Approach


Logical approach lit review

Logical Approach Lit. Review

  • “Approaches to the creation of jobs that are targeted to the unemployed are more cost-effective than are aggregated approaches such as tax cuts”(Hooper Briar 1983). This means creating new jobs that benefit everyone costs less money and gets people directly back to work

  • A Study conducted by Kay Price found that “age represents the single most significant barrier to obtaining paid employment”(2004). Therefore assistance from other parties as well as open-mindedness can be beneficial.

  • Jones argues that “paid employment ethic should be replaced with a work ethic”(1992). This means that women should be paid for things such as child rearing and caring for the elderly. Thus helping to reduce poverty later on.


Logical approach work cited

Logical Approach Work Cited

Hooper Briar, Katharine. 1983. “Unemployment: Toward a Social

Work Agenda.” Social Work 28(3):211-216.

Jones, Loring. 1992. “The Full Employment Myth: Alternative

Solutions to Unemployment.” Social Work 37(4):359-364.

Price, Kay. 2004. “What Hinders and What Helps? Searching for

Solutions to Mature Aged Unemployment and the Residential Aged Care Workforce Crisis.” Australian Journal on Aging 23(4):177-183.

Wilson, Andrea E., and Melissa A. Hardy. 2002. “Racial Disparities in Income Security for a Cohort of Aging American Women.” Social Forces 80(4):1283-1306.


Data program analysis

Data & Program Analysis

  • Research Question: are those enrolled in AAIFS less likely to be unemployed than those within the community who do not participate in the program?

  • Binary (yes or no) test.

  • Cross-tab and Chi Squared

  • Logistic Regression

  • Evaluation Design: XO

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  • This compares those in the program to those not in the program and whether or not they are still unemployed.


Data analysis

Data Analysis

My Program appeared to be working because 45.8% of those in the Program were unemployed as opposed to 51.1% of those not in the program. However, this does not prove to be statistically significant at .05 since my p-value was .147


Data analysis1

Data Analysis

My program proved to be further statistically insignificant after running the logistic regression because .074 is greater than .05.


Sustainability

Sustainability


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