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Unemployment up in every N.C. county

Unemployment increased in all 100 North Carolina counties in November, according to state figures released Tuesday, and the number of counties with at least 10 percent unemployment quadrupled.
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Here Now: Project gives hope to people struggling

Noel Edwards was homeless and staying at Good Shepherd Center when Sharron Cain found her. Shameeka Winfield was struggling with the effects of having a criminal record, the result of a mistake she made years ago. Both will graduate Friday ...
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Recognizing Work as a Priority in Preventing or Ending Homelessness

The literature speaks to the importance of employment in the lives of homeless individuals and shows how they can be assisted in job seeking (Long & Amendolia, 2003; Marrone, 2005; Quimby, Drake, & Becker, 2001; Rio, Russell, Dudasik, & Gravino, ...
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Paying for Success: Results-Based Approaches to Funding Supported Employment

Increasingly, state Vocational Rehabilitation and other agencies purchasing supported employment services are utilizing results-based funding methods. In this analysis, issues and concerns related to the design and implementation of results-based funding methods for supported employment are discussed. Results-based funding is ...
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Employment and Income Supports for Homeless People

David Long, MA, MPP, Abt Associates Inc., Bethesda, MD John Rio, MA, CRC, Advocates for Human Potential, Cypress, TX Jeremy Rosen, National Policy and Advocacy Council on Homelessness, Alexandria, VA In this paper, the authors synthesize the findings of recent ...
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