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ATLANTA CONGfNTRATEO EMPLOYMENT PROGR~M
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J u l y 1 1 2, 1 967
�Economic Opportunity Atlanta, Inc., proposes a comprehensive manpower program
to place as quickly as possible in jobs or training positions, 2,500 hardcore
unemployed persons residing within the following target areas of the city:
(1)
Pittsburg, (2)
(5)
West End.
Price, (3)
Nash-Washington, (4) Summerhill-Mechanicsville,
The Program will be called the Atlanta Concentrated Employment
Program (ACEP).
1•
PROGRAM COMPONENTS
The Atlanta Concentrated Employment Program shall bring together the resources
of public and private agencies in a comprehensive approach to the problems of
unemployment:
A.
Contractor
Economic Opportunity Atlanta is the prime contractor for ACEP and will assume
responsibility for the coordination and implementation of the objectives of
the entire program.
B.
Recruitment
Through 5 multi-purpose Neighborhoo? Service Centers in the target area, EOA's
staff will recruit and provide supportive services for all participants. In
addition EOA job coaches will provide a continuous follow-up relationship
with the enrollee.
The House of USE will utilize its special recruitment techniques to bring
into ACEP hard-to-reach adolescents and young adults who are culturally
disadvantaged and deliquency prone. The House of USE will coordinate its
job development, testing, counseling, placement and post-placement efforts
with the work of the employment service personnel in the Neighborhood Service
Centers and pre-vocational training centers.
C.
Job Referral

The Georgia State Employment Services has been sub-contracted to provide
basic employment services to ACEP. These services include: intensive
job placement, counseling, and evaluation. The Georgia State Employment
Service will solicit jobs, screen applicants, provide transportation of
appl~cants to jobs, prepare MDTA applications and have the direct responsibility of providing enrollees with training allowance. GSES will also
employ representatives in the pre- vocational training centers and place
an additional employment counselor in each of the 5 Neighborhood Service
Centers.
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DP
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Job Or ientat ion and Preparation
One of t h e requireme n t s o f the pro g r am is t he intr odjction of t he chroniccally unemp l oyed person to t he Worl d of Work in a manner which will devel op
his confide nce .
The Corrmunity School Program and t he Di vis i on of Vocationa l Education through
t he Atlanta Sc hool System wi l l provide 6 - 1 2 week s of vocational orientation
training which wi ll incl ude bas i c and remedial education, s k ill traini ng,
and work a dj ustment a ctiviti es . MDTA al l owances will be paid in the ori entation perio·d.
The State De p a r t me n t o f Education , Division of Vocat ion al Re h abi litati on,
und e r a con t r a c t with EOA wil l provide inte n s ive evaluation t h rou g h t h e
Atl anta Employment Eval uation and Service Ce nter.
E.
Job Pl a ceme nt and Training
Whe r ever poss ible, it i s antic i p a ted t h at e nrollees will be p lac e d dir ectly
Under the Manpowe r De ve lopme nt and Train i ng Act, t he Vocat ion a l
on jobs .
Educat i on Di vision t hro u gh the At l anta Board of Ed ucation, will pro vide
regul a r i nstit u tio nal tra ining , on-the- job training, and coupled (in stitutional and on- the -j ob c ombine d) trai n i ng . For this pha s e of the program
the private sector h a s committed over 5 00 job s, and ant icipated a number
of additi ona l j ob o pportuniti es e
Unde r the New Careers Pro gr am EOA wi ll ac t as pri n cipa l a gent f or t h e
d e v e l opme n t of s ub- nrofessiona l p o s itions . This program is an a tte mpt to
impleme n t a new conceptin e mp l oyment fo r the poo r in that i t places them
i n new f i e l ds of e mployment such as educ ation, recreati on and we lfare as
aid es and ass is tants .
Under the Spe c ial Impact Pro j ect , EOA wi l l c ontract with t h e Ci t y of Atl a n t a
in a s pecia l proj ec t , t h e At lanta Beau t i fic a t ion Corps , to e mploy c h r onic a lly
une mpl oye d p e r son s . This p roj e ct wi ll h a ve as its p rime ob j e c tive the
phys ica l i mprovement of the ACEP target a r e a . Eligible persons will work
under the coordinati on and s upe rvision of departments i n t h e c i ty government .
The Ne ighbo rhood Yo u t h Corps , one of EOA' s e xistin g progr ~~s , will d e ve lop
NYC s lots sole l y for ACEP . A s tron g t r ain ing compone n t with g ood p ossib i lities for p ermanent p lacement wi ll b e incl ude d i n t h i s p rogram .
II .
ACEP PERSONNEL
Admi n i s t r a t ion
EOA
1 Di r ecto r
2 Assistant Directors
4 Career Devel o p ers
7 Counselors
5 Technici ans
STAFF
4 0 Aides and Ass i s t a nts
7 Office Staff
2 Finance Account and Payrol l
( f u ll time )
4 Finance Staff ( part time )
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Georgia Sta te Employme nt Service
7 Employment Service Clerks
11 Employment Service Representatives
House of USE - Butl er Street YMCA
1 Director
1 Assistant Director
2 Counselors
4 Aide Coache s
1 Stenographe r
1 J anitor
Atlanta School System
2 Supe r visors
2 Curriculum Staff
9 Area Spe cia lis t s
1 5 Counsel or s
18 I nstructors
16 Teachers (part time )
4 Off±c::e .s t aff
1 Pensonnel ·-Director
· .Cpart tirrie)
1 Sta t J1s t :i.cian
1 Payroil >Accountant
New Career s - EOA
1
2
13
11
1
1
Assis t ant Dire ctor of Training
Car eer Deve lopers
Tra ine r s and as sis tants
Off i ce Staff
Supervisor
Buyer (part time )
Atl anta Employme nt Evalua tion and Service Center (12% of time )
6 Supervisors
1 Staff Officer
3 Counselors
1 Phys ician
1 Nurse
Ps yc hologist
Finance Staff
Office Staff
1 Caseworker
1 Evaluator
l
3
8
NYC
1
1
5
1
Coordina tor
Secretary
Rectuiters
Record Clerk
5
2
1
1
Counsel ors
Stenographers
I n t ake Worker
J ob Development
&
Pl acement
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II.
A.
ENROLLEE ELIGIBILITY
Georgia State Employment Service
The GSES will solicit jobs, screen applicants, prepare MDTA applications
and provide basic employment services to ACEP. Ih order to be eligible
for ACEP:
1.
2.
3.
4.
B4
one must be a resident of the target area
one must be in the poverty range
one must be unemployed and underemployed
Aides now employed by EOA in additional 1,2,3 above are also
eligible for the New Careers Program
House of USE
The House of USE will recruit approximately 500 culturally disadvantaged
and deliquent-prone youth ages 16-21.
C.
Atlanta School System
The Atlanta School System will probide 6-i2 weeks of pre-vocational
orientation and t5aining for all ACEP enrollees, with the exception of
those who are directly placed.
D.
Atlanta Employment Evaluation and Service Center
The AEESC will provide intensive evaluation for approximately 250 ACEP
clients, when such proves necessary.
E.
On-the-Job Training
Whenever possible, enrollees will be placed directly on jobs. However,
MDTA will place apporximately 750 youths and adults in on-the-job training
positions for a period of 18-24 weeks; 250 on OJT-Coupled training for a
period of 30-32 weeks; and 500 in institutional training positions for
8-11 weeks.
F.
New Careers
The New Careers Program will place 250 ACEP enrollees into new fields
of employrnsnn~ The creation of new entry level jobs in Human Service
fields that have maximum prospect for advancement.
Go
Special Impact
Special Impact will hire approximately 50 chronically unemployed persons
to work in community beautification programs in their own area.
H.
NYC
The NYC will develop 250 new job training slots for ACEP enrollees, 16- 21 .
This program wilLlast for a period of 6 months with eventual job placement.
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ACEP BUDGET
SPECIAL IMPACT
Federal
EOA Administration
Staff Costs
Operational Costs
TOTAL Administration
Non-Federal
Total
.4.7., 85.7
13,236
61,093
J.2.,00.0
none
12,000
59,857
13,236
73,093
155 ,750
372,127
98,545
566,422
none
60,000
none
60,000
155,750
312,127
98,545
626,422
Atl anta Employmen t Evalua tion Service center
Enrollee Costs
4,000
Sta ff Costs
55 , 193
Ope ration a l Costs
73,965
TOTAL Evaluation Center
133,158
none
none
18 ,000
18,000
4,000
55 ,193
91, 965
151,158
House of USE - But ler St. YMCA
Enrollee Costs
Staf f Costs
Ope r a tional Cos t s
TOTAL House of USE
1,000
36,321
13,513
50,834
none
8 ,000
4 ,000
12,000
1 ,000
44 ,3 21
17 , 513
62 , 834
168,670
none
168 , 670
none
20, 000
20, 000
168 , 670
20 ,000
188,670
980,177
122,000
1,102, 1 77
EOA Operation Supportive Services
Enrollee Costs
Staff Costs
Operational Costs
TOTAL Operation
City of Atl ant a
Enrolle e Cos t s
Staff Cos ts
TOTAL At l ant a
TOTAL SPECIAL IMPACT
MDTA
Ge orgia Stat e Employme nt Service
Enrolle e Allowances
Staff Costs
Operational Cos t s
TOTAL GSES
590, 262
1 20,906
1,195
71 2,363
none
none
none
none
590, 262(
1 20,906
1, 1 95
71 2 ,363
At l anta School Sy stem
St aff Cos t s
oPerat i ona l Cos t s
TOTAL Schools
393., 474
465 , 652
859, 126
none
none
none
393 , 474
465 , 652
85 9 ,1 26
�ACEP Budget
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Federal
On-The-Job- Training
Trai ni ng
Direct Costs
TOrAL OJT
TOTAL MDTA
Non-Federal
To tal
400,000
28,511
428,511
none


none

none


400 ,000
28 ,511
428, 511
2,000,000
none
2 , 000 ,000
.
i,
NEW CAREERS
EOA New Career s
Enrollee Costs
St aff Cos ts
Operation a l Costs
TOTAL NEW CAREERSL
769,950
182,733
47,317
1,eoo,.OOO
none
110,000
none
110,000
769 , 950
292 , 733
47, 317
1,100 ,000
1,000,000
110,000
1 , 100 ,000
Ne ighborhood Yout h CorEs Out-of-School
Enr ol l ee Costs
409,975
Staff Cos t s
111, 652
Operati onal Costs
68,989
TOTAL NYC
590,616
5 ,000
96,83 0
none
101,830
414,975
208,482
68 , 989
692,440
590,616
101,830
692,440
4, 570,793
333,830
4,904,623
Tot a l New Career
NEIGHBORHOOD YOUTH CORPS
Tot al NYC
GRAND TOTAL

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