2022 Grants Challenge


The Work-Source Training & Job Placement has been serving the disability community. Our strategy has been proven to work as we continue to help others reach their full potential in job placement. We understand there are different levels to a disability so we customize curriculum to each person reach their abilities.


What is the primary issue area that your application will impact?

Income Inequality

In which areas of Los Angeles will you be directly working?

Central LA

East LA

San Fernando Valley

South LA

West LA

In what stage of innovation is this project, program, or initiative?

Research (initial work to identify and understand the problem)

What is your understanding of the issue that you are seeking to address?

The issue we are seeking to address is that individuals with disabilities are overlook when it comes to the workplace.

Describe the project, program, or initiative this grant will support to address the issue.

Our Program is committed to serving clients with barriers to employment. Ensure clients are given the necessary skills and training to grow not only into their current roles but also prepare for future roles. ● Access to employment online and those who has partner with our program ● Use of computers and database in developing a prospective employer for each client base on performance and job preference

Describe how Los Angeles County will be different if your work is successful.

Our 12 weeks course combines direct instructions of employment skills with particical, hands on experience. Train room will be supported with visuals, checklist, video and concept. Part1 1. Developing our soft skills 2. Communication skills 3. Effective decision-making strategies 4. Self-motivation 5. Teamwork and leadership 6. Problem solving strategies 7. Time management

What evidence do you have that this project, program, or initiative is or will be successful, and how will you define and measure success?

Able to Benefit from The WorkSource When a client is determined eligible for the program the client and program manager will meet to identify the appropriate next steps in the WorkSource Training Program process. Strategies 1. Setting Goals Lessons have clear learning intentions with goals that clarify what success looks like. Lesson goals always explain what students need to understand, and what they must be able to do. 2. Structuring Lessons A lesson structure maps the teaching and learning that occurs in class. Sound lesson structures reinforce routines, scaffold learning via specific steps/activities. They optisme time on task and classroom climate by using smooth transitions. Planned sequencing of teaching and learning activities stimulates and maintains engagement by linking lesson and unit learning. 3. Explicit Teaching When teachers adopt explicit teaching practice they clearly show students what to do and how to do it. 4. Worked Examples

Approximately how many people will be impacted by this project, program, or initiative?

Direct Impact: 480

Indirect Impact: 2,500