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2015 Year in Review
Overview
 8 workshops held in 2015
 3 “Prep for Success” Workshops
 2 “Creating a Budget that Works” Workshops
 1 “Und...
Data Collection
Starting With Today strives to minimize the potential
stress and mistrust that can result from asking
ques...
Limitations
 Due to late arrivals and early departures all
participants did not complete both General
information forms a...
Changes in data collection
General Information Form
 Race and gender were
added.
 “Current Status”
questions were
expand...
Data Collection
 General Information Form
 Name, E-mail, Zip Code, Phone number, Race, Gender,
Age
 3 to 4 workshop spe...
Demographics
Who are we serving?
How old are they?
Where do they live?
N = 40
How do they identify?
Race/Ethnicity N = 40 Gender N = 40
Services Provided
In 2015 Starting With Today focused solely on
Workshop implementation. Feedback from 2014
participant su...
Average usefulness rating across workshops
4.6667
4.819
4.55
4.6
4.65
4.7
4.75
4.8
4.85
Average Usefulness Rating
How usef...
In 2015 100% of participants (31 out 31)
gave a usefulness rating of 4 or 5 on a 5
point scale.
0% 0% 0%
19%
81%
0%
10%
20...
Overall workshop ratings
 89% of participants (24 out of 27) indicated
that they will use the resources and
information s...
Participant Feedback
How well are we serving?
Resume Workshop
 How useful was this session on a scale of 5?
 Average rating 5 (3 responses)
 What could have been don...
Budget Workshop
“You're Awesome! Keep up the good work ”
 How useful was this session on a scale of 5?
 Average rating 4...
Understanding Credit
Workshop
“The workshop was very very helpful. Thank you very
much”
 How useful was this session on a...
Prep for Success: Careers
Workshop
“Well done! Looking forward to the resume workshop”
 How useful was this session on a ...
Landing the Job: Interview
Prep
 How useful was this session on a scale of 5?
 Average rating 4.6 (5 responses)
 What c...
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SWT 2015 Impact Report

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Starting With Today, Inc. 2015 Impact Report.

STARTING WITH TODAY, INC. IS A 501(C)(3) CHARITABLE NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT IGNITES FRESH STARTS WITH INDIVIDUALS IN THEIR PROFESSIONAL, MENTAL, AND FINANCIAL LIVES.

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SWT 2015 Impact Report

  1. 1. 2015 Year in Review
  2. 2. Overview  8 workshops held in 2015  3 “Prep for Success” Workshops  2 “Creating a Budget that Works” Workshops  1 “Understanding Credit” Workshop  1 “Resume Building” Workshop  1 “Landing the Job – Interview Prep” Workshop  At least 40 people were served in 2015  At least 9 people attended Budget Workshops  At least 5 people attended Credit Workshops  At least 4 people attended the Interview Workshop  At least 19 people attended the Prep for Success  At least 3 people attended the Resume Workshop
  3. 3. Data Collection Starting With Today strives to minimize the potential stress and mistrust that can result from asking questions perceived as “too personal” or intrusive. It is our goal to find the delicate balance between building a trusting relationship with our clients and collecting information to provide an accurate snapshot of the population being served. Therefore questions regarding financial stability, employment status and general wellness are only asked at workshops that directly address those topics.
  4. 4. Limitations  Due to late arrivals and early departures all participants did not complete both General information forms and Surveys.
  5. 5. Changes in data collection General Information Form  Race and gender were added.  “Current Status” questions were expanded  “How did you learn about this workshop?” was added to assess which marketing strategies were most effective. Exit Survey  Workshop specific items were expanded from 3 – 4 items to 10 - 12.  Items are better aligned to workshop content. Both General Information forms and Exit Surveys were revised for the 2015 fiscal year
  6. 6. Data Collection  General Information Form  Name, E-mail, Zip Code, Phone number, Race, Gender, Age  3 to 4 workshop specific questions regarding participants’ current status.  Are you interested in receiving more information about our services  Yes, Please help me with _____________  No, Thank you.  Question regarding employment status, financial status or fulfillment  Survey  How useful was this session on a scale of 1- 5?  What could have been done to make the session more useful?  10 – 11 Workshop specific questions
  7. 7. Demographics Who are we serving?
  8. 8. How old are they?
  9. 9. Where do they live? N = 40
  10. 10. How do they identify? Race/Ethnicity N = 40 Gender N = 40
  11. 11. Services Provided In 2015 Starting With Today focused solely on Workshop implementation. Feedback from 2014 participant surveys was used to revise workshop content and two new workshops were developed.
  12. 12. Average usefulness rating across workshops 4.6667 4.819 4.55 4.6 4.65 4.7 4.75 4.8 4.85 Average Usefulness Rating How useful was this workshop on a scale of 1 - 5 2014 2015 N=45 N=31 2015 participants offered fewer recommendations for improvement and higher ratings of workshop usefulness than 2014 participants.
  13. 13. In 2015 100% of participants (31 out 31) gave a usefulness rating of 4 or 5 on a 5 point scale. 0% 0% 0% 19% 81% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 1 2 3 4 5 How useful was this workshop on a scale of 1-5? Usefulness Rating
  14. 14. Overall workshop ratings  89% of participants (24 out of 27) indicated that they will use the resources and information shared during the workshop  100% of 27 participants say that workshops provided them with useful tips on how to improve their skills and abilities  89% of participants (24 out of 27) say that their participation in the workshop was time well spent
  15. 15. Participant Feedback How well are we serving?
  16. 16. Resume Workshop  How useful was this session on a scale of 5?  Average rating 5 (3 responses)  What could have been done to make the session more useful? “More attendance to the program” “The session was extremely helpful and could only be improved if the technology had cooperated”
  17. 17. Budget Workshop “You're Awesome! Keep up the good work ”  How useful was this session on a scale of 5?  Average rating 4.875 (8 responses)  What could have been done to make the session more useful?  Have “a syllabus of topic points for us to follow”  “Nothing I can think of. Maybe longer”  “Everything was nice”
  18. 18. Understanding Credit Workshop “The workshop was very very helpful. Thank you very much”  How useful was this session on a scale of 5?  Average rating 4.8 (5 responses)  What could have been done to make the session more useful?  “An interactive portion would be good. Just so people could get out their seats” “Everything was great! Very informative .” “A good presentation. Info was clear and comprehensive”
  19. 19. Prep for Success: Careers Workshop “Well done! Looking forward to the resume workshop”  How useful was this session on a scale of 5?  Average rating 4.8 (10 responses)  What could have been done to make the session more useful?  “Nothing. Ms. Anderson was awesome.” “The session was great I just wish I was not late to get all the information. Love it! Was able to connect on so many topics.”
  20. 20. Landing the Job: Interview Prep  How useful was this session on a scale of 5?  Average rating 4.6 (5 responses)  What could have been done to make the session more useful?  “Longer session and food and drink variety”

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