Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative: How TANF Can Support Skills for Low-Income Parents, and How Policymakers Can Help

The Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative (CPI) uses TANF funds to provide support services to over 30,000 qualifying students enrolled in occupational programs at Arkansas community and technical colleges. This issue brief from the National Skills Coalition highlights key elements of the successful model, as well as challenges that may impact these types of career pathways programs.
Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Publication Date: 
October, 2016
Date: 
October 2016
Source: 
Partner Resources
OFA Initiatives: 
TANF/WIOA Resource Hub
TANF/WIOA Category: 
Career Pathways
TANF/WIOA Sites: 
Arkansas
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Education and Training
    • Career Pathways
  • TANF Program Administration