Communities Connected 4 Success (CC4S)

Organization:
Men and Women United for Youth and Families, Inc.
Amount:
$140,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Columbus
Description:

The purpose of this grant is to provide funding to the Men and Women United for Youth and Families (MWUYF) to address unemployment in marginalized communities of Columbus and Bladen counties. The program will work with area community colleges and local workforce development boards to offer participants electric lineman, EMT/nursing, client services, pharmacy technician, electrical engineering technology and information technology courses. In addition, students would receive training in both soft and general employability skills. Some of these courses will be offered in a satellite location near to the homes of the participants. MWUYF plans to implement an evidence-based case management program entitled “Moving Forward” that provides wraparound services to further ensure participant success. Golden LEAF funds will be used for personnel, student support services, training, marketing, software/equipment, and operational costs.

Contact:
Mr. Randolph Keaton PO Box 315 Delco, North Carolina 28436 (910) 655-3811

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