Reinventing Community Economies In The Industrial Heartland

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CODA assumed the task of helping thousands of workers left jobless by plant closures cope with the trauma of job loss and develop new employment opportunities. Many people needed to rethink their careers, gain new work skills and seek new opportunities. 'Funding which operates on a year-to-year basis undermines capacity-building. It does not give the organization the time frame and the stability needed to develop the organization, skills, networks; to make and learn from mistakes; and to develop a committed and consistent staff.'

Subtitle: 
The Case Of The Community Opportunities Development Association
Author: 
Jacobs, John
Pages: 
4
Publication Date: 
1994
Stock #: 
MW050421
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