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An Evaluation of the Targeted Jobs Demonstration Program

Release Date: 
1983 (216 pages)
Posted Date:   
January 5, 2011

This report is the final one in a series of documents that have examined the evolution of the Targeted Jobs Demonstration Program in fourteen sites nationwide. Part I: A Comparative Analysis of TJDP Sites offers summary assessments of the efforts undertaken, accomplishments achieved, and obstacles encountered by the TJDP sites in implementing the demonstration's principal objectives: obtaining jobs for economically disadvantaged people from economic development projects1 obtaining business opportunities for small and minority businesses from economic development projects; and, improving coordination between local agencies concerned with employment and training, economic development, and business assistance. Part II: Summaries of the Fourteen TJDP Sites presents a brief description Of each site's efforts including an overview and explanation of the origins of the demonstration, a detailing of major accomplishments and a discussion of each project's progress and problems. Individual case studies, which were prepared for each of the fourteen sites, provided the background information for these summaries. For a more detailed reading, copies of these Case Studies may be obtained either from Eagleton Institute or the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the lead sponsor of the evaluation.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.

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