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Limited English Proficiency Project Workshop

SER-Jobs for Progress National, Inc.

Jessie Minter, MA

Manager of Assessment and C.I.


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SER-Jobs for Progress National, Inc.

Limited English Proficiency

  • Sponsored by DOL/ETA

  • Primary Contractor :

    Berkeley Policy Associates of Oakland, California

  • Subcontractor for Hispanic clients:

    SER-Jobs for Progress National, Inc

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  • GOAL

  • Challenge

  • Elements of Success

  • Barriers to Service

  • Patterns

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SER-Jobs for Progress National, Inc.

Limited English Proficiency

GOAL

To provide a significant resource for WIBs and other Workforce Development Professionals who seek to provide access to rightful services for limited English proficiency clients, especially dislocated and adult workers.

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SER-Jobs for Progress National, Inc.

Limited English Proficiency

THE CHALLENGE

“…If it is our obligation to help [limited English clients] file claims, it ought to be our obligation to help them get jobs and to navigate our system so they can better themselves. We need every one of them to be productive members of our workforce if our businesses are going to continue to be competitive.”

From Assistant Secretary, Emily Stover DeRocco's Speech before the National Association of State Workforce Agencies 2002 Annual Conference

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Elements of Success

CCs

Methodology

People

Curricila

Text

Business Services

CBOs

Employer

FBOs

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SUCCESS

  • Community Driven

  • Employer Driven

  • Education Driven

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BARRIERS TO SERVICE

LanguageMarketing/Outreach

Culture

Funding

Availability of Resources

Attitude

Other?

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VALUE

Building the workforce for tomorrow

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What are the stakes?

Tomorrow’s Workforce

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PATTERNS

  • Uniqueness

  • Commonalities

  • Implementation

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WHERE TO GET MORE INFO?

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CONCLUSIONS

  • It’s a people solution

  • Workforce Development’s role

  • What about you?

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SUMMARY

  • Project Goals

  • What’s effective

  • Value of effort

  • Resources available now

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Jessie Minter

SER-Jobs for Progress National, Inc1925 W. John Carpenter FreewaySuite 575Irving, Texas 75063Phone: 972-506-7815 Ext. [email protected]: 817-368-0333

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