New Refugee Employment Strategy in Colorado

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Colorado employment staff during start-up training on the new model.

In December, 2013, the State of Colorado Refugee Services Program (CRSP) launched a comprehensive new refugee employment strategy.  Based on six months of planning and preparation, this new model will refine refugee employment and job placement strategies statewide.

The innovative new approach affects funding, collaborative structures and staffing patterns in resettlement agencies.  

Although it’s too early to fully assess the impact on clients and potential implications outside Colorado, CRSP Training and Employment Coordinator Hillary Prag will help us follow the evolution of the model. 

Click here to read an overview followed by an interview with Hillary.  Stay tuned for more over the next several months and send us your questions and comments. 

 

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