Job Training@100%: Innovation 7
Engaging Higher Education
The projects presented in the ten innovations areas are all designed to address barriers to vital services. Action teams should review all projects and prioritize those that have the best chance of addressing the barriers identified in the 100% New Mexico countywide survey. Your collaborative and result-focused local work is nothing less than heroic.
Project: Job Training.7.1
Project 1: The “study and succeed u” project
Just as with the K–12 students, some college and university students face hurdles. ACEs, untreated trauma and social adversity can get in the way of graduating. Investigate if the local college or university devotes any time, research or other resources to ensuring students and staff have campus-based job and career training and support. While not all higher ed institutions are set up to do this, it’s worth asking.