2021 National TANF Directors’ Meeting Session: Sharing Program Successes: Employment Strategies and Economic Development Opportunities that Work

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Family Assistance (OFA) conducted the 2021 National TANF Directors’ Meeting from September 20 - 24, 2021. During this concurrent workshop, in panel-style session comprised of “success snapshots”, speakers presented a range of innovative strategies that enable programs to link people to jobs, to better communicate and respond to participant needs, and to provide training and skills development to the community. Speakers shared a variety of strategies that can be used to find employment opportunities, including work activities that are culturally relevant and responsive to the needs of their participants. This workshop also explored the option of having Tribal TANF and NEW programs partner with local organizations to fulfill community needs.
Record Type: 
Presentation
Publication Date: 
September, 2021
Date: 
September 2021
Source: 
OFA Peer TA
Region: 
Region I
Region II
Region III
Region IV
Region V
Region VI
Region VII
Region VIII
Region IX
Region X
Tribe: 
Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin (WI)
Tulalip Tribes (WA)
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
    • Summer Youth Employment
    • WIOA
  • Family Strengthening
    • Two-Generation Approaches
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Care
    • Housing Assistance
    • SNAP/Food Assistance
  • TANF Program Administration
  • Tribal TANF
    • Native Employment Works (NEW)
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