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  • Aligning Programs and Resources to Improve Access to Economic Opportunities for All
    • Domenico “Mimmo” Parisi
    • National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center
    • Mississippi State University
    • May 2008
  • Background
    • People are poor because:
      • Cannot work
      • Unable to work or earn enough
      • Decide not to work
    • Many are trapped in poverty because they are stuck in place:
      • Geographical Exclusion
        • High Concentration of Poverty
        • Racial Divisions
          • Residential Segregation
          • Annexation
  • New Strategies to Overcome the Geography of Exclusion
    • Align Programs and Resources
      • TANF-WIA
    • Sector-Based Regional Approaches
      • WIRED
    • Look for Best Practices
      • Performance-Based Management
    View slide
  • Mississippi Integrated Workforce Performance System: A Tool for Building a More Competitive Workforce for the Jobs of the Future View slide
  • Mississippi Consolidated Workforce System
    • The system consists of three parts:
    • Governor’s Office
    • State Workforce Investment Board
    • Workforce Partners
  • Mississippi Consolidated Workforce System Partners
    • Mississippi Department of
    • Employment Security
  • Mississippi Consolidated Workforce System Partners
    • Mississippi Department of
    • Corrections
  • Mississippi Consolidated Workforce System Partners
    • Mississippi Department of
    • Human Services
  • Mississippi Consolidated Workforce System Partners
    • Mississippi Department of
    • Rehabilitation Services
  • Mississippi Consolidated Workforce System Partners
    • Mississippi Department of
    • Education
  • Mississippi Consolidated Workforce System Partners
    • Mississippi Community and Junior Colleges
  • Mississippi Consolidated Workforce System
  • Regional Approach
    • Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development Initiatives
    • WIRED initiatives help develop innovative approaches to economic and workforce transformation by:
      • Encouraging public-private partnerships to address the challenges associated with building a globally competitive and prepared workforce
      • Identifying key regional assets and regional approaches to leveraging those assets in order to begin forming regional networks and unique regional identities
      • Establishing workforce systems at community colleges that arm workers with the skills and credentials needed to keep and attract high-growth industries and high-paying jobs
  • Integrated Performance Management Workforce System
    • Do people get jobs?
      • Percent who get a job after training
    • Do people retain jobs?
      • Percent who keep a job all year after training
    • Do people get better jobs and better pay?
      • Average earnings after training
    • Are we meeting the demands of businesses?
      • Availability of workforce and training supply
  • Integrated Performance Management Workforce System Data Sources Data Compilation Data Reporting
  • Outcomes: Employment at Exit (FY2006) State: 61.6
  • Outcomes: Employment Retention (FY2006) State: 80.4
  • Outcomes: Total Earnings (FY2006) State: $21,729
  • Outcomes: Employment By Industry (FY2006)
  • Conclusions
    • Aligning programs and resources, utilizing sector-based regional approaches, and identifying and deploying best practices really helps to move low-income families onto a path of self-sufficiency
    • Poverty and the challenge of the knowledge-based economy