Workforce Development Community Meetings To Be Held

Workforce Development Community Meetings To Be Held

RFPs to be Issued in Early 2009 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Workforce Investment Act Programs
 
Community-based organizations play a critical role for the Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) in offering its various workforce development programs. The office annually partners with a variety of organizations in achieving its mission of placing residents with skill development and job placement opportunities.
OED is preparing to issue two Requests for Proposals in early 2009 for community-based organizations needed for the upcoming program beginning July 1, 2009. RFPs will be issued for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) adult and Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth programs.
To educate the community about these programs and related contracting opportunities, OED is holding the following community meetings:

December 15, 2008
1:30–3:30 p.m.
Denver Wastewater Management
2000 W. 3rd Ave., First Floor Assembly Area

Meeting Documents:

  • RFP Community Meeting Agenda 12-15-08
  • TANF Adult Targeted Population
  • TANF Adult Services
  • TANF Performance Goals
  • TANF RFP Industry and Occupation Targets Handout

Additional Resources:

OED 2007 Regional Workforce Gap Analysis
LMI Gateway
Self Sufficiency Calculator
Workforce Development Sample RFP-2006 TANF RFP

Reports and Research that Support OED-Workforce Development Programs:
  • TANFreauth
  • NextChallenge
  • NFWSEvidenceExperience
  • Regional Industry Analysis for Colorado
  • Sector Strategy Report PPV Publication

January 15, 2009
9–11 a.m.
Denver Wastewater Management
2000 W. 3rd Ave., First Floor Assembly Area
Interested community-based organizations are invited to attend.

The first meeting will provide information about current programming. The January 15 meeting will be an open forum, in which attendees can provide input to improve the RFP process and programming.

For more information or to register to attend, contact the Denver Office of Economic Development at 720-913-1667.

The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) works to create a local environment that stimulates balanced economic growth through job creation, business assistance, housing options and neighborhood redevelopment.



Posted on Monday, December 15, 2008 (Archive on Monday, January 01, 0001)
Posted by kl2010  Contributed by kl2010
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