Employment Enhancement Project

submission by jasonbrusavich

About Your Application

Organization(s) name(s):

Clothes The Deal

Organization(s) website(s):

www.clothesthedeal.org

Organization(s) twitter handle(s):

www.twitter.com/clothesthedeal

Organization(s) facebook handle(s):

www.facebook.com/clothesthedeal

Organization(s) instagram handle(s):

www.instagram.com/clothesthedeal

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Describe Your Organization(s)

Non-profit organization

For-profit organization

Government

Other (please specify below):

In one sentence, please describe what your organization does.

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Clothes The Deal provides pre-employment services to low-income individuals.

In one to three sentences, please describe your proposal.

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The Employment Enhancement Project will provide business attire and pre-employment training to low-income residents of Los Angeles. The resources provided by Clothes The Deal, will help Los Angeles residents obtain employment and achieve their career goals.

Where will you be working? Please be specific (e.g. Third Street Middle School; Boyle Heights; LA County).

Central LA

East LA

San Gabriel Valley

San Fernando Valley

South LA

Westside

South Bay

Antelope Valley

County of Los Angeles (countywide)

City of Los Angeles (citywide)

LAUSD

Other (please specify below):

(e.g. Third Street Middle School; Boyle Heights; LA County):

All low-income job seekers in Los Angeles

How do you plan to use these resources to make change? (check all that apply)

Conduct research

Engage residents and stakeholders

Implement a pilot or new project

Expand a pilot or program

Mobilize for systems change

Advocate with policymakers and leaders

Implement and track policy

Other (please specify below):

How will your proposal improve the following “Live” metrics? (check all that apply)

Access to healthy food

Healthcare access

Exposure to air toxins

Number of households below the self-sufficiency index

Percent of imported water

Obesity rates

Housing affordability

Rates of homelessness

Walk/bike/transit score

Acres and miles of polluted waterways

Rates of mental illness

Prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (Dream Metric)

Percentage of LA communities that are resilient (Dream Metric)

Percentage of residents receiving coordinated healthcare services (Dream Metric)

Percentage of tree canopy cover (Dream Metric)

Describe in greater detail how you will make LA the healthiest place to live.

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Clothes The Deal will provide the services of business attire and pre-employment training. Services will remain available to all low-income residents of Los Angeles. The business attire and skills to maintain a professional image will help remove the barrier of physical appearance. The preemployment training will help create career plans, and assist those served to maintaining a forward career mobility pathway. Services will provide needed assets, skills, and self-confidence. Goals of increased employment opportunities, career goals, and self-confidence will help increase wages, health benefits and overall quality of life.

Please explain how you will evaluate your work.

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Clothes The Deal will evaluate job placement rates for clients served. For all clients receiving services, a service invoice will be created. Clients contact information will be collected and stored. Clothes The Deal will evaluate job placement rates for a 6 month period after services are rendered. Employment rates will be compared to baseline employment rates provided by collaborating employment organizations/ Clothes the Deal will also measure qualitative data with testimonials and questionnaires.

How can the LA2050 community and other stakeholders help your proposal succeed? (check all that apply)

Money (financial capital)

Volunteers/staff (human capital)

Publicity/awareness (social capital)

Infrastructure (building/space/vehicles, etc.)

Education/training

Technical infrastructure (computers, etc.)

Community outreach

Network/relationship support

Quality improvement research

Other (please specify below):

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Clothing donations

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Tuesday, September 08, 2015

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