Evaluation of Travis County Investments in Workforce Development: 2020 Update

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2020-12

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Juniper, Cynthia
Rodriguez, Patty
Prince, Heath

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Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, The University of Texas at Austin

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For more than fifteen years, Travis County has invested between $1-2.5 million in workforce development programs for disadvantaged residents. The purpose of the evaluation is to examine outcomes and impacts for participants in Travis County-funded community-based workforce programs over time and to provide recommendations and support for County and provider staff based on data analysis and best practice research. Seven providers with long standing County contracts have been the focus of an ongoing evaluation of the outcomes and impacts of local workforce services investments.

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