Bay Area Community Resources / BAYAC AmeriCorps

Contact Information

3219 Pierce St
Richmond, CA 94804 - 5910
(510) 525-9980
FY 2015 AmeriCorps State Commission

Executive Summary

Bay Area Workforce AmeriCorps is an intermediary that proposes to place 30 full-time AmeriCorps Members with 9 community-based workforce development organizations. Members will provide training in job-readiness skills, employment case management, job placement, and job retention services in San Francisco, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Each program year, 900 economically disadvantaged and disconnected youth ages 16 to 24 will increase their employment skills, overcome barriers to employment, and be placed in jobs. The program will address the CNCS focus area of Economic Opportunity. The CNCS investment of $398,087 will be matched with $652,864 of private, state and local funds. Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) will serve as lead applicant.

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