Jobs + Training

VISION: The NE Corridor will ensure everyone in search of a job has access to gainful employment and a strong network of support.

Completed Completed      Ongoing Ongoing      Pending Pending      Failed Failed
1. Unemployed and underemployed residents will have improved access to training, employment, career and business ownership opportunities.
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1.1 Utilize positive male role models to share education and career experiences in the community.East 38th Street Branch LibraryNE Corridor Faithbased ConsortiumYear 1-5Decrease in unemployment

Increase entities removing barriers to employment
1.2 Help prepare residents for successful employment through volunteer services.The Excel Center MeadowsYear 2-5
1.3 Secure financial and service commitments from businesses and faith and community based organizations to assist residents with removing barriers to employment (i.e. transportation, clothing, training, resume, childcare). NE Corridor Faithbased Consortium, Edna Martin Christian CenterYear 2-5
1.4 Partner with organizations/professionals to identify and promote current job openings for unemployed and underemployed. Edna Martin Christian CenterThe Excel Center Meadows, Forest Manor Multi-Service Center, John H. Boner Center, Fathers and Families, Goodwill, Power Train, EmployIndy, WorkOne, ConexusYear 1-3Secure employers and hiring candidates for Hiring Fair Events. Track success in those hired and satisfaction of employers participating.

Increase the number of unemployed and underemployed aware of existing job openings
2. A career development program that encourages local employers and community agencies to provide clothing, transportation, childcare and job training.
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Result Statements and Tactics
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2.1 Identify a partner within the NE Corridor that utilizes evidence-based programming to design a career development curriculum.East 38th Street LibraryEdna Martin Christian Center, Center for Working FamiliesYear 1-3Complete partner identification

Complete program design
2.2 Partner with local agencies and community based organizations to promote, support and administer the career development program. Edna Martin Christian Center, Ivy Tech Community College, Martin University, Indiana University-Purdue University IndianapolisYear 2-3Career Development Program, Participation in job readiness workshops
2.3 Connect residents interested in business ownership instead of employment to training opportunities. King Park Development CorporationBusiness Opportunities InitiativeYear 2-5Increase the number of local business owners