|DATE: May 1, 2001 NO: 01-53||
CONTACT: Sean O'Brien PHONE (907) 465-4892:
Department of Labor and Workforce Development
SOLICITS PROPOSALS FOR YOUTH PROGRAMS
$1 million is available to agencies and businesses to provide jobs for
Alaska’s youth, targeting young people residing in areas impacted by
the recent Western Alaska fisheries disaster, the Department of Labor
and Workforce Development announced today.
included in this proposal are for services to economically disadvantaged
youth age 14-21 who are having trouble completing high school or getting
a job. The objectives for the funded programs will be to improve educational
achievement, prepare youth for successful employment; help youth become
leaders and citizens, and provide support services.
interested in applying should contact one of the above offices to submit
a proposal. It is expected that awards will be announced by June 15,
with project starting dates anticipated for July 1.
The State of Alaska complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals needing auxiliary aides, services, and/or special modifications to participate in this procurement process should contact Jessica Boutang at (907) 465-4890 to make any necessary arrangements by May 9, 2001.
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