Reuse #2 More Than Words - Book Reuse


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Reuse #2 More Than Words - Book Reuse

  1. 1. Empowering youth to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business Mass Recycle March 29, 2011
  2. 2. The Business Job <ul><ul><li>Customer service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open mic and author events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book knowledge & skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barista skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sourcing Department </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inventory management & sales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology; database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International shipping </li></ul></ul>STORE CAFE ONLINE
  3. 3. The “YOU” Job <ul><li>Case management </li></ul><ul><li>ID, Bank acct, </li></ul><ul><li>Housing, health insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy and legal </li></ul>Life Essentials Exposure Education <ul><li>Education coaching/tutoring </li></ul><ul><li>College prep </li></ul><ul><li>College site visits/sit-in on classes </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination with schools </li></ul><ul><li>Site visits and shadow days every month </li></ul><ul><li>Businesses, trade schools and college connections </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops and trainings </li></ul>Transition Support <ul><li>Goal and transition planning </li></ul><ul><li>Veteran & Alumni Services for 2 additional years </li></ul><ul><li>Job coaching & case management </li></ul>
  4. 4. A Real-World Model YOUTH Application Process YOUTH at MTW 6-12mos; over 25 hrs/ wk BUSINESS JOB YOU JOB EMPOWERING ENTREPRENEURIAL COMMUNITY Re-engagement SERVICES ALUMNI employment education <ul><li>Foster care </li></ul><ul><li>Court-involved </li></ul><ul><li>Homeless </li></ul><ul><li>Out of school </li></ul>VETERANS SELF EFFICACY Transition Services
  5. 5. What, exactly, are we trying to accomplish? Education <ul><li>Progress through MTW: goal setting, effort investment, overcoming barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Securing life essentials: housing, health, legal </li></ul><ul><li>Survey instrument: Locus of control/self-efficacy </li></ul>Question Zero? Self-efficacy Employment <ul><li>Active Education plan: Passing & >90% attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Attainment of GED or HS Diploma </li></ul><ul><li>2 years of college or certificate </li></ul><ul><li>Job readiness, attendance & punctuality & skill acquisition at MTW </li></ul><ul><li>Post MTW employment; stability & quality of job </li></ul>“ My first priority is to graduate High School. The plans that I have been working on in my YOU job are: getting my college applications in, creating a budget, getting a bank account, and looking at more colleges.”
  6. 6. Educational Attainment –Diploma or GED HS Grad rate for minorities in MA ~50% Research showing <35% foster youth w/ GED or diploma at 18
  7. 7. Productivity – Work and/or School <ul><li>Intake: 56% of youth are enrolled in high school </li></ul><ul><li>70% of those in school are in alternative placements and all are struggling </li></ul>
  8. 8. Court Involvement 60% of males in Foster Care are convicted of a Crime 80% of inmates were once in the foster care system 30% of males leaving foster care are incarcerated within 1 year
  9. 9. Join Our Movement Donate Books Host A Container <ul><li>Clear off your shelves and coordinate a book drive. </li></ul><ul><li>Host a container at your site. </li></ul><ul><li>Containers are 44 x 44 x 81. </li></ul><ul><li>MTW handles all logistics! </li></ul>Shop <ul><li>Buy books and sip lattes! </li></ul><ul><li>Come to an event! </li></ul><ul><li>Bring your book club or group </li></ul>
  10. 10. Empowering youth to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business Mass Recycle March 29, 2011