Grant: $25,870 - Department of Labor - Feb. 17, 2009
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Award Description: Working with the Lower Brule Social Service and NEW Program to enroll GA/TANF Youth 16-24, for employability rights,and skills, on-the-job training, educational supports, job placements, certified Life Guard, EMT, CPR, and Flagger Training all in a cultural setting. We projected working with 20 youth with half completing the program.
Project Description: Worked with 19 youth 16-24 developing employability skill, life skill, educational supports, and trainings that would advance our youth to enter the world of employment.We planted and harvested a community garden. With the produce the students learned to can, dry and store in a traditional way. The students also were able to walk in and learn to be generous by giving from the fruit of their labor to the elders in the community. Youth also gave to the community by working a beautification project. Services included cleaning and landscaping, working on a gang abatement project and learning to paint with interior suede paint in our tribal administative offices.They also participated in Native American studies, CPR, EMT, Fagger Certification On-The-Job Training projects, educational support services,drop out services, student services, guidance and counseling and transportation.
Infrastructure Description: N/A
Jobs Summary: Youth were trained and jobs were created for planting, harvesting and food processing. (Total jobs reported: 6)
Project Status: Completed
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