Project New Start: PHASE III

Year Funded

2005

Amount

$300,000.00

Project will refine the Project ?New Start? model of helping dislocated workers through community-based strategies, explore new ways to engage nonprofit organizations in helping dislocated workers, and support research to identify to what extent tobacco farm workers need the kind of help that Project New Start has targeted to tobacco processing workers. The project?s goal is to provide job retraining assistance to former tobacco workers.

Anne Bacon
NC Rural Economic Development Center 4021 Carya Drive Raleigh, NC 27610