Employment social enterprises (ESEs) provide temporary work and a supported work environment to reduce employment barriers and generate program revenue. Successful ESEs provide participants with work readiness, are relatively large, have few occupational skill requirements, and hire supervisors with...
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Doing Good While Doing Business Using Financial Viability to Enhance Employability for the DisadvantagedJun 30, 2019
Family Engagement Impact Project (FEIP): Phase II Evaluation ReportOct 17, 2016
This report describes grantees’ experiences and short-term outcomes during the implementation phase of the Family Engagement Impact Project (FEIP). It also presents recommendations for others interested in leveraging public-private partnerships in support of family engagement.
Social Enterprises: Doing Good While Doing BusinessFeb 10, 2016
Employment social enterprises incorporate a business mission of financial viability into a transitional jobs model structured to help individuals with employment barriers gain unsupported employment.
Implementation of the EUC08 Reemployment Services and Reemployment Eligibility Assessments Program: Findings from Nine StatesMar 25, 2015
This report presents findings from a study of the implementation of the Reemployment Services and Reemployment Eligibility Assessment (RES/REA) program, which mandated that recipients of emergency unemployment benefits receive certain reemployment services and participate in a review of their work search...
Economic Self-Sufficiency and Life Stability One Year After Starting a Social Enterprise JobJan 13, 2015
In 2011, REDF placed social enterprise (SE) employment at the heart of its five-year strategy to transform how people with many employment barriers transition into the workforce. SEs are mission-driven businesses focused on hiring and assisting people who face barriers to work. In support of its strategy...
Social Enterprise Strengths and Challenges (In Focus Brief)Mar 30, 2014
Social enterprises (SEs) are businesses that intentionally hire individuals who face barriers to employment, while the enterprises remain financially viable. They seek to improve the earnings of the people they employ and help them use fewer government benefits and services, thereby easing taxpayer burden....