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DISTRICT 10 LISTENING SESSIONS PRESENTATION

Presented by Kelley D. Gulley and Marco Montenegro KDG Enterprises, Inc. 3/19/2013

METRO ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY HIGH SCHOOL

PRESENTATION CONTENT

• By The Numbers • Listening Sessions Common Themes: • Affordable Housing • Workforce Development • Common Concerns • What’s Next? • Reflections, Feedback and Questions

BY THE NUMBERS …
FINAL RESULTS
 19 Listening Sessions in eight weeks  404 written surveys completed

 More than 404 Listening Session participants
 Blacks or African Americans highest participation rate (72.5% or 272 participants)  Women had highest participation rate (63.5%)  Older adults participated at higher levels, ages 50 -59 at 22.7% and 60 and older at 25.7%. The third highest age rate was ages 40-49 at 15.7%

AFFORDABLE HOUSING THEMES SNAPSHOT OF SURVEY RESPONDENTS
SNAPSHOT OF SURVEY RESPONDENTS
 Majority of participants renters (66.8%)  More than one quarter of participants share their housing unit with another family (27%)
Figure 1. Do you currently rent or own your home? Figure 2. Do you share your housing unit with another family?

34% Own by me 66% Rent 73%

27% Yes No

AFFORDABLE HOUSING THEMES: SNAPSHOT OF SURVEY RESPONDENTS
 Almost even split of participants that live in a house and an apartment (49% live in a house, 42% live in an apartment)  9% of participants were homeless
Figure 3. What kind of housing do you live in?
9%

42%

Apartment
House Homeless/Between Homes
49%

AFFORDABLE HOUSING: COMMON THEMES
9 COMMON THEMES 1. Adjusting Housing Policies 2. Improving Infrastructure and Quality of Living Conditions 3. Increasing Housing Education Opportunities

4. Providing Housing Programs that Address Specific Needs
5. Addressing the Lack of Affordability 6. Providing Preference for District 10 Residents 7. Supporting District 10 Based Culturally Competent Agencies 8. Prioritizing Specific Groups 9. Developing Specific Types of Housing

AFFORDABLE HOUSING THEME
1 . ADJUSTING HOUSING POLICIES
• • • Residents feel shut out No opportunity to improve current situation Continue to punish past actions

“ There are a lot of people within the community who have a troubled past; which doesn‟t allow them to sustain housing such as homeownership.” San Francisco Labor Council and ACCE
“ There should be more leniency on the housing requirements. Requirements are too tight.” Renaissance Parents of Success “Easier qualifications would be an incentive for teachers to stay in urban schools.” Metro Arts and Technology High-School

ADJUST HOUSING POLICIES
Figure 4. Do you participate in any government (City, State, Federal) housing programs? Some examples include: Section 8, Public Housing, or being the recipient of an FHA loan?

3% 18%

FHA Loan/Federal Lending Program Section 8

56% 23%

Public Housing N/A

AFFORDABLE HOUSING THEME
2. IMPROVE INFRASTRUCTURE AND QUALIT Y OF LIVING CONDITIONS
 Beautification and development of the surrounding infrastructure  Market rate and public housing  Healthier, safer, quality of life experience
“ We need the streets improved. Clean up the streets to make sure they‟re in good condition s for the residents, for safety purposes.” “ We still need to address parking and walkways for residents. Widen the streets for more accessib ility for residents. Use a 90 degree parking strategy.” Bayview Hunter s Point Multipurpose Senior Center

 Written survey showed 70.9% of homeowners that answered the question could afford current rehabilitation work needed in their homes

AFFORDABLE HOUSING
3. HOUSING EDUCATION
 First time homebuyers workshops  Credit repair
“ N e e d m o r e e d u c a t i o n f o r g e t t i n g i n to a h o m e , s u c h a s q u a l i f y i n g to b e c o m e a f i r s t t i m e h o m e b u ye r.” “ S h a r e w i t h t h e c o m m u n i t y w h a t p r o g r a m s a r e av a i l a b l e .” “ C r e d i t c l e a n u p f o r yo u n g s i n g l e m o t h e r s .” Fa m i l y R e s tor a t i o n H o u s e
Figure 6. Have you ever been to a financial literacy class? Figure 7. Have you ever been to a homebuyer program/class?

23% 31%
Yes No, But I am interested

30%

24%
Yes No, But I am interested No, Not interested

No, Not interested

46%

46%

AFFORDABLE HOUSING THEME
4. HOUSING PROGRAMS
 A s s i s t a n c e f o r f i r s t t i m e h o m e b uye r s  H o m e ow n e r s i n f o r ec l o s ur e  A s s i s t a n c e f o r r e n te r s
“A f f o r d a b l e h o u s i n g m e a n s a H O M E ! S u c h a s d o w n p a y m e n t a s s i s t a n c e , p r o g r a m s t h a t w i l l h e l p o u r c h i l d r e n o w n t h e i r o w n p r o p e r t y. ” “ W e n e e d m o r e p r o g r a m s t h a t c a t e r t o d o w n p a y m e n t assistance.” Sa n Fr a ncisco La bor Council & ACCE “ G i v e d o w n p a y m e n t g r a n t s . ” “ R e s i d e n t s c a n ‟ t a f f o r d h o m e r e p a i r. C r e a t e a h o m e c a r e g r o u p o r Habitat of Humanity program to assist with the repairs. Local businesses should act as resources.” Calvary Hill Community Church “Create loan loss fund and make it f lexible to get loan qualified to meet the needs of people; silent seconds.” “Money to s top foreclosure; make banks ref inance loans to make r ates more af fordable.” Bayview Hunters Point Multipurpose Senior Ser vices “A s s i s t a n c e w i t h s e c u r i t y d e p o s i t p a y m e n t s ; f i r s t a n d l a s t m o n t h ‟ s r e n t . ” N e e d d o w n p a y m e n t assistance.” Renaissance Parents of Success

 Wr i t te n s u r v ey s h o w e d i n te r e s t i n a t te n d i n g h o m e b uye r c l a s s e s & s u p p o r t f o r w o r k i n g w i t h b a n k s to a d j us t t h e i r p o l i c ie s to wa r d h e l p i n g f a m i li e s i n f o r ec l o s ur e s t ay i n t h e i r h o m e s  S u g g e s t io n s f o r b a n k s to d ev e l o p p r o g r a m s t h a t w o u l d a l l ow f o r p u r c h a s e o f f o r ec l o s e d h o m e s a n d t h e r e - s e l l o r r e n t a l o f t h e m a t m o r e a f f o r d a b le l ev e l s

HOUSING PROGRAMS
Figure 9. If a new program were to help families in foreclosure, which of the following would you most support? Getting the bank to lower mortgage payments

10%

Help families to secure new housing elsewhere
44% 29%

A program to buy homes owned by the banks (already foreclosed) and re-sell or rent them at affordable levels None of the above

17%

AFFORDABLE HOUSING THEME
5. LACK OF AFFORDABILIT Y
    Par ticipants consistently asked af fordable to whom? Lack of af fordability was driving out long-standing residents Unable to improve their current housing situation Contributing to shrinking African American population

“Owning a home seems to be almost impossible.” “The word af fordable housing needs to be redefin ed.” Samoan Community Development Center
“No $1 million condos in the Bayview ! No more lof ts. More limited equity co-op like the Nor thridge develop ment.” Calvar y Hill Community Church “ You have to be really poor to receive housing. The people in the middle need some assista nc e also. There should not be a ceiling for those who need help. Middle class need suppor t too .” Metro Ar ts and Technology High -School

LACK OF AFFORDABILIT Y
Respondents were asked to select all the areas that apply to their greatest need in order to purchase a home.
Figure 10. Which of the following would you need help with in order to purchase a home? Select all that apply.

149
138

150

159

Employment

Getting my credit score up

Learning about the process of buying a house

Help with a down payment

AFFORDABLE HOUSING THEME
6. PREFEERENCE FOR DISTRICT 10 RESIDENTS
 Desire for people that already live in the area to have greater oppor tunity to stay there  Unique ar tists community exists in Bayview  Shrinking African American community
“ N e e d r e s o u r c e s , r i g h t h e r e , t h a t a l l o w s p o o r p e o p l e to r i s e u p ; n o t to c r e a te a „ c h i c ‟ s p a c e f o r o t h e r s o u t s i d e o f D 10 . ” “ F ew a r t i s t s t h a t u s e t h e s p a c e i n t h e s h i p ya r d a r e f r o m t h e C i t y. T h e l a c k o f a f f o r d a b l e s p a c e s i n t h e B ay A r e a a t t r a c t s p e o p l e to t h e s h i p ya r d . ” B ay v i ew O p e r a H o u s e “ P e o p l e w h o d o h ave m o n ey s h o u l d n ‟ t b e a b l e to c o m e i n a n d m o ve D - 10 r e s i d e n t s o u t ; h ave d eve l o p m e n t i n t h e a r e a w i t h o u t g e n t r i f i c a t i o n ; r et a i n m e m b e r s o f t h e c o m m u n i t y i n s te a d o f p u s h i n g t h e m a w ay. ” M et r o A r t s a n d Te c h n o l o g y H i g h S c h o o l “ M a ke t h e h o u s i n g a f f o r d a b l e to p e o p l e a l r e a d y i n t h e n e i g h b o r h o o d . U s e a d i f f e r e n t f o r m u l a f o r s et t i n g i n c o m e l eve l s f o r P o t r e r o H i l l a n d o t h e r s u r r o u n d i n g a r e a s . ” “ H e l p r e s i d e n t s n o t g et ev i c te d f r o m c u r r e n t h o u s i n g . ” Fa m i l y R e s to r a t i o n H o u s e “ We n e e d to ke e p t h e r e s i d e n t s i n B ay v i ew H u n te r s P o i n t i n B ay v i ew H u n te r s P o i n t . We need REAL affordable housing.” S a n Fr a n c i s c o L a b o r C o u n c i l & AC C E

AFFORDABLE HOUSING THEME
7. SUPPORT DISTRICT 10 BASED, CULTURALLY COMPETENT AGENCIES
 Residents trust and validate the work of the community based par tner s  Consistent suggestions that monetar y contributions from the CCBA be invested in community based organizations already ser ving District 10  Also stressed impor tance of wanting to be ser ved by people that under stand their needs
Community Based “Suppor t our existing CBO‟s and strengthen them, expand them for career development.” Calvary Hill Community Church “ Tr a i n i n g i n t h e c o m m u n i t y … n o t h a v i n g t o t r a v e l o u t s i d e o f o u r c o m m u n i t y t o g e t t r a i n i n g . ” A . Philip Randolph Ins titute Culturally Competent “Need more bilingual social workers to help address housing needs.” “Be more culturally aware and under standing of pr actices/norms of dif ferent populations within housing complexes (like Chinese hanging laundry).” Providence Foundation “ N e e d i m p r o v e m e n t s o n c u l t u r a l c o m p e t e n c y. F a l s e e x p e c t a t i o n s a r e s e t a n d b e i n g g i v e n t o S a m o a n residents.” “Have to have community involvement; have to have people that know our culture to work with us and to advise people that are looking out for our best interest is important.” Samoan Community Development Center

AFFORDABLE HOUSING THEME
8. PRIORITIZE SPECIFIC GROUPS
 Single mother s were consistently identified as a group with the highest need  2009 repor t, Ser vicin g Public Housing Residents in SF: Recommen dation to suppor t HOPE SF and Beyond , showed why it makes sense for public housing residents
    9,700 residents of public housing 72% of adults are women 80% of females are heads of households The report showed most residents living in public housing annual income is $12,000

“ I ‟ m c o n c e r n e d a b o u t s i n g l e m o m s b e i n g c u t o u t o f t h e n e w d eve l o p me n t s b e c a u s e t w o i n c o m e s a r e n e e d e d to q u a l i f y. We n e e d f l ex i b i l i t y. M a ny t i m e s w o m e n a r e d i s c r i m i n a te d a g a i n s t b e c a u s e t h e r e i s n o s e c o n d i n c o m e . ” Tr u e H o p e M i s s i o n a r y B a p t i s t C h u r c h “ N e w p l a c e s b e i n g b u i l t a r e to o ex p e n si ve a n d n o t a f f o r d a b l e to s i n g l e m o m s . ” U n i te d C o u n c i l o f H u m a n S e r v i c e s “ Fu n d i n g f o r te e n m o m s . H ave s p e c i f i c p r o g r a ms f o r t h e m to h e l p m ove o u t o f l ow income areas.” Calvary Hill Community Church

PRIORITIZE SPECIFIC GROUPS
Figure 12. Who do you believe needs the most help getting into affordable housing?
237 228

145

135 121 108

105
93 85

72

Single Parents

Poor Families

Seniors

Couples with Minor Children

Veterans

Single Adults Foster Youth

People Families Immigrant Recently Displaced by Families Released New From Prison Development

AFFORDABLE HOUSING THEME
9. T YPE OF HOUSING
 S u p p o r t i v e h o u s i n g n e e d e d f o r m a ny r e s i d e n t s  P a r t i c i p a n t s a c k n o w l e d ge d n e e d f o r c a s e m a n a g e r s a n d s e r v i c es t h a t a s s i s t to p r o v i d e m o r e s t a b l e a n d p r o d uc t iv e l i v e s  L i f t p e o p l e o u t o f h o m e l e s s n e s s a n d p r ev e n t s o t h e r s f r o m b e c o m in g h o m e l e s s  A r t i s t s p a c e . B e l i ev e c u r r e n t a f f o r d a b l e r e n t s w i l l b e u n a f fo r d a b l e o n c e s h i pya r d i s d ev e l o p e d  Wr i t te n s u r v ey s h o w e d m o s t h o u s e h o l d s m i n i m um 3 p e o p l e , w i t h 1 9 % r e s p o n d in g there are at least 5 members living in household  Re s p o n d e n t s a l s o i d e n t i fi e d m o r e o f t h e m l i ve i n 2 a n d 3 b e d r o o m h o m e s ( s e e n ex t slide)
“ Tr a n s i t i o n a l H o m e s / s i n g l e f a m i l y h o u s e h o l d s ( 2 y r s ) w i t h c a s e m a n a g e r s, a n d o t h e r s u p p o r t to h e l p g e t b a c k o n yo u r f e e t . ” “ N e e d m o r e h o m e l e ss s h e l te r ; s o m e o n e to p r e p a r e b r e a k f a s t , l u n c h a n d d i n n e r. Tr a n s i t i o n a l h o u s i n g i s a M U S T. ” “ P e o p l e i n t h e c o m m u n i t y r a t h e r c o m m i t a c r i m e a n d g o to j a i l t h a n b e h o m e l e s s to ke e p w a r m , h ave t w o m e a l s . S h e l te r s a r e to o f u l l . ” B ay v i ew H u n te r s P o i n t Y M CA

“ Bu i l d c o m muni ty c e n te r s i n t h e s a m e p l a c e a s t h e a f fo rd a b l e h o u s i n g. ” “ M o re l i ve /wo rk a r t i s t s p a c e wi t h c o m pute r c e n te r h u b to s e l l a r t o n l i n e , et c . ” Bay v i ew O p e r a H o u se

T YPE OF HOUSING
Figure 15. How many bedrooms are in your home?

145

96 81 55

3.90%

15

14.10% One Bedroom

24.70% Two Bedrooms

37.30% Three Bedrooms

20.80% Four or More

Studio

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEMES: SNAPSHOT OF SURVEY RESPONDENTS
EMPLOYMENT STATUS 369 respondents  29.5% identified their employment status as employed, working 1-39 hours per week  21 .4% identified themselves as employed, working 40 or more hours per week  21 .7% not employed, looking for work EMPLOYMENT SATISFACTION  38.2% satisfied with their current employment situation  33.2% not satisfied, unemployed but wish to work  32.4% not satisfied, employed but want a better job/better pay

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEMES: SNAPSHOT OF SURVEY RESPONDENTS
Figure 16. Which of the following categories best describes your employment status?
120

109
100

80

79

80

60

50
40

31 20

20

29.5%
0

21.4%

21.7%
Not employed, looking for work

5.4% Not employed, NOT looking for work

13.6% Retired

8.4% Disabled, not able to work

Employed, working 1- Employed, working 39 hr/wk 40+ hr/wk

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEMES: SNAPSHOT OF SURVEY RESPONDENTS
Figure 17. Which of the following best describes your level of satisfaction (or your family's) of your employment situation?

110 31%

130 37%

Satisfied (whether working or not) Not satisfied (unemployed, but wish to work) Not satisfied (employed, but want a better job/better pay

113 32%

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEMES
14 COMMON THEMES 1 . Mental Health Counseling 2. Local Jobs for Local People 3. Employment Barriers 4. Careers and Long Term Employment 5. Life Skills Training 6. Education 7. Training and Placement 8. Trades and Vocational Schools 9. Employment Development Opportunity Center 10. High Quality, Affordable Childcare 11 . Mentors/Advisers 12. Prioritizing Specific Groups 13. Visibility of Community Based Organizations and Programs 14. Neighborhood-Based, Culturally Competent Organizations

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
1 . MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING
 Post-traumati c stress disorder (PTSD )  Dif ficult living a normal life
“ T h e r e n e e d s to b e t r a i n i n g f o r p a r e n t s r e g a r d i n g m e n t a l h e a l t h a n d s u b s t a n c e a b u s e i s s u e s. C C S F m e n t a l i s s u e s c l a s s f o r yo u t h i s ve r y n e e d e d w i t h i n o u r c o m m u n i t y.” A . P h i l i p R a n d o l p h I n s t i t u te “ We n e e d m o r e m e n t a l h e a l t h c o u n s e l i n g . T h e r e i s to o m u c h P T S D t h r o u g h o u t t h e c o m m u n i t y, s t a r t i n g w i t h t h e c h i l d r e n a l l t h e w ay u n t i l t h e a d u l t s . ” U n i te d C o u n c i l o f H u m a n S e r v i c e s “ M e n t a l h e a l t h i s s o m et h i n g t h a t i s a n i s s u e i n o u r c o m m u n i t y a s w e l l . We n e e d p r o g r a m s f o r m e n t a l h e a l t h a s w e l l .” S a n Fr a n c i s c o L a b o r C o u n c i l & AC C E “ O p p o r t u n i t i e s s h o u l d b e c r e a te d to a d d r e s s t r a u ma a n d m e n t a l h e a l t h i s s u e s w i t h i n t h e c o m m u n i t y, b e c a u s e w h e n o n e h u r t s w e a l l h u r t . W i l l p a r t o f t h e $ 3 6 m i l l i o n a d d r e s s t r a u ma i s s u e s a n d m e n t a l h e a l t h i n t h e c o m m u n i t y? ” Calvary Hill Community Church

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
2. LOCAL JOBS FOR LOCAL PEOPLE
    Priority for people who live in District 10, particularly construction jobs General contractors fail to hire District 10 residents Contractors waste resources that could go back into the community Employers sign contracts to hire locally and adhere to agreement for limited amount of time and revert to hiring outside of District

“ T h ey ke e p s ay i n g t h a t j o b s a r e f o r r e s i d e n t s , b u t t h ey a r e n o t ! G e t a l e g a l m a n d a te f o r r e s i d e n t s , s o t h a t t h ey w i l l b e av a i l a b l e a n d h i r e d f o r t h e s e j o b s . ” U n i te d C o u n c i l o f H u m a n S e r v i c e s “ L o c a l b u s i n e s se s h ave n o j o b s av a i l a b l e f o r c o m m u n i t y r e s i d en t s , t h ey b r i n g o t h e r s f r o m a c r o s s tow n to w o r k a n d t h e yo u n g p e o p l e a r e a f r a i d to a s k f o r j o b s . B ay v i ew H u n te r s P o i n t Y M CA “ L o c a l j o b s f o r l o c a l p e o p l e - h i r e l o c a l s f i r s t .” M e t r o A r t s & Te c h n o l o g y H i g h S c h o o l “ S e t a s i d e f u n d s f o r g r a n t s to h i r e l o c a l D - 10 a r t i s t s. ” B ay v i ew O p e r a H o u s e “ E m p l oy m en t p r e fe r e n c e f o r p e o p l e w h o l i ve i n t h e D i s t r i c t .” T h e S a n Fr a n c i s c o O r g a n i zi n g P r o j e c t ( S FO P )
.

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
3. EMPLOYMENT BARRIERS

 Need neighborhood-based programs that assist with expunging criminal records  Programs that transition residents from government assistance to work  Make Union jobs more accessible  For youth, neighborhood programs that do not require them to cross turf boundaries
Written Survey Question #30 Asked About Transportation  77% (309) of 398 respondents indicated they could definitely travel outside of neighborhood with their car and via public transportation  About 12% (47 respondents) noted t hey could travel outside their neighborhood, but it is a challenge  11% (42 respondents) said they could not travel outside of their neighborhood

TRANSPORTATION BARRIER
Figure 18. If you had the opportunity to attend a job training program in the industry you most want to work in, would you be able to travel outside your neighborhood?

42 11% 47 12% 160 40%

Yes, I have a car Yes, I can take public transportation Yes, but transportation is a challenge for me No, Not at all

149 37%

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
4. CAREERS AND LONG TERM EMPLOYMENT
 Yo u t h a n d a d u l t s m u s t h av e a c c e s s to m o r e t h a n j u s t s e a s o n a l e m p l oym e n t s u c h a s c o n s t r uc t i o n a n d s u m m e r j o b s
“ G et p r o g r a m s i n to s c h o o l s t h a t te a c h c h i l d r e n to b e e n g i n e e r s a n d s c i e n t i s t s . ” U n i te d C o u n c i l o f H u m a n S e r v i c e s “ M o r e t r a i n i n g a n d o p p o r t u n i t i e s w i t h i n t h e b i o - te c h m a r ket . ” F l o r e n c e C r i t te n d o n S e r v i c e s , W h i t n ey Yo u n g C h i l d D eve l o p m e n t ( FAC E S ) “ M o r e j o b s t h a n j u s t c o n s t r u c t i o n a n d b eyo n d p hy s i c a l l a b o r ; j o b s b eyo n d 3 - 6 m o n t h j o b s ; w e n e e d a c c e s s to e n g i n e e r i n g j o b s i f t h e s e a r e t h e j o b s o f t h e f u t u r e . ” Calvary Hill Community Church “ To o m a ny j o b s h ave b e e n l a b o r r e l a te d ; c r e a te j o b s a n d t r a i n i n g s t h a t w i l l h e l p yo u t h d eve l o p p r o f e s s i o n a l l y ; m u s i c p r o d u c e r s … c r e a t e o p p o r t u n i t i e s w h e r e yo u t h c a n c r e a te t h e i r o w n j o b s a n d n o t w a i t f o r s o m e o n e to g i ve t h e m a j o b . ” B ay v i ew O p e r a H o u s e “ J o b s w i t h b e n e f i t s ; h e a l t h c a r e , d e n t a l , v i s i o n , et c . ; j o b t r a i n i n g s t h a t h e l p yo u g et a j o b a f te r t h e t r a i n i n g i s f i n i s h e d ; p a i d t r a i n i n g s h e l p yo u b u i l d yo u r r e s u m e u p . ” T U R F C o m m u n i t y I m p r o ve m e n t A s s o c i a t i o n

 Wr i t te n s u r v ey a s ke d r e s p o n d e n t s to s h a r e t h e i r i n te r e s t i n e m p l oy me n t a n d t r a i n i n g o p p o r t un i t i e s w i t h a l i s t o f g r o w t h i n d u s t r ie s p r o v i d e d ( Q u e s . 3 2 - 37 s e e n ex t s l i d e )

CAREERS AND LONG TERM EMPLOYMENT
Figure 19. What is your level of interest in employment and training opportunities within these growth industries in San Francisco?
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0 Food & Beverage 127 88 48 56 Facilities Maintenance 122 83 46 72 Guest Services 122 107 42 41 Events & Conventions 154 104 26 40

Patient Care 159 80 40 43

Lab & Tech 128 100 32 50

Very Interested Somewhat Interested Not Interested, but Will Not Interested and Won't

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
5. LIFE SKILLS TRAINING
 Lack of home super vision, the lack of a working adult at home to emulate, and poor habits as obstacles for youth and young adults to be successful in the workforce  Sof t skills training coupled with job training programs  Sof t skills training will break cycle of unemployment  Young men and women unable to cope with a demanding boss or unable to pass drug urine tests consistently
“ We n e e d c a s e m a n age me nt a n d l i fe s k i l l s to get t h e j o b , a n d fo l l ow u p s u p p o r t; m a ny k i d s d o n ‟ t wa n t to wo rk ; i f we get p a re n t s e n ga ge d , we c a n get t h e k i d s e n ga ge d ! ” Bay v i ew H u n te r s P o i n t Y M CA “ A s et a s i d e fo r l i fe s k i l l s t r a i n i ng a n d e m p l oyme n t t r a i n i ng a n d j o b re a d i n e s s ; t h e wo rk et h i c d o e s n o t ex i s t t h a t h o m e b u ye r s h a d wh e n t h ey b o u gh t h o m e s i n t h e 1 94 0 ‟ s ; eve n i f t h e e d u c a ti on d o e s n o t ex i s t t h e re m u s t b e a wo rk et h i c ; we n e e d l i fe s k i l l s t r a i n i ng . ” P rov i d e n c e Fo u n dati on

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
6. EDUCATION
 Introduce children to career oppor tunities and continue this practice throughout their educational life cycle  Star t with elementar y school age children
“ Tr a i n i n g f o r t h e k i d s i n e l e m e n t a r y s c h o o l , m i d d l e s c h o o l , a n d h i g h s c h o o l , b e c a u s e t h i s c o m m u n i t y h a s t h e h i g h e s t p o p u l a t i o n o f t h e l ow e s t te s t s c o r e s w i t h i n t h e c o m m u n i t y ; w e n e e d to b e a b l e to g e t t h e s e k i d s t h e k n ow l e d ge a n d t h e s k i l l s to p a s s t h e s e te s t s t h a t a r e g i ve n , s o t h ey c a n m a t r i c u l a te s u c c e s sf u l l y t h r o u g h s c h o o l .” F l o r e n c e C r i t te n d o n S e r vi c e s, W h i t n ey Yo u n g C h i l d D eve l o p m e n t ( FAC E S ) “ D eve l o p s c h o o l h u b s t h a t w i l l t r a i n yo u n g p e o p l e to t h i n k b eyo n d t h e w o r l d t h ey l i ve in.” B ay v i ew O p e r a H o u s e “ E m p l oy m en t s h o u l d s t a r t a t a yo u n g a g e ; c r e a te p r o g r a m s w h e r e k i d s g e t m o t i va te d to w o r k a t a yo u n g a g e ; p r o g r a ms f o r te e n s a r e g o o d , b u t t h e r e s h o u l d b e p r o g r a m s f o r a d o l e s c e n t p r e - te e n s .” M e t r o A r t s a n d Te c h n o l og y H i g h S c h o o l

 Written Sur vey asked par ticipants to identify their highest level of education (see next slide)

EDUCATION
Figure 20. What is the highest level of education you have completed?
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58 47 36 29

13.7% Less than High School Diploma

29.7% High School Diploman/GED

30.2%

6.8%

11.1% Bachelor's Degree

8.5% Graduate Degree

Some College, Associate's Degree Vocational or Trade School

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
7. TRAINING AND PLACEMENT

 Need to build residents’ skills  Framework for helping young adults stay engaged was provided
     Incentivize them with paid training opportunities Provide job placement assistance Provide mentors that can guide them during their training Mentor them even after they are employed Provide training that aligns with growth sector areas, so jobs are available after the training is complete

“ N e e d t r a i n i n g t h a t i s a l i g n e d w i t h f u t u r e s e c to r g r ow t h . ” B ay v i ew H u n te r s P o i n t Y M CA “ P a i d J o b t r a i n i n g / h a n d s o n t r a i n i n g i s n e e d e d .”

Renaissance Parents of Success
“ I f yo u h ave a w o r k t r a i n i n g s i te ; w e n e e d p l a c e s w i t h i n t h e c o m m u n i t y t h a t a r e a c t u a l l y h i r i n g to g i ve u s j o b s f o r t h i s t r a i n i n g . ” Black Coalition on AIDS

TRAINING AND PLACEMENT
Figure 21. If you are looking for work or a better job, which of the following would you say would be helpful to you personally? Select all that apply.
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Better information about jobs

21.1%

26.5%

Skills Improvement

Better information about Higher level of education or WHERE to get specific training certification

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
8. TRADES AND VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS
 Oppor tunities for youth to develop skills that do not require they attend a 4-year college or univer sity  Allow youth to develop vocational skills they are passionate about  John O’Connell High School in San Francisco of fer s hands-on training cour ses in architecture, constructi on, engineering, building trades and automotive industries
“ Te c h n o l o g y p r o g r a m s s h o u l d b e av a i l a b l e s o t h a t s t u d e n t s c a n l e a r n h o w to d eve l o p n ew te c h n o l o g y. E ve r yo n e d o e s n ‟ t g o to c o l l e g e . ” M et r o A r t s a n d Te c h n o l o g y H i g h S c h o o l “More trades training in all areas.” T U R F C o m m u n i t y I m p r o ve m e n t A s s o c i a t i o n “ We n e e d t r a i n i n g i . e . t r a d e s , a p p r e n t i c e s h i p p r o g r a m s . We n e e d p r o g r a m s s u c h a s C i t y B u i l d , b e c a u s e t h ey w o r k ! We to o k t r a d e s o u t o f o u r s c h o o l s ; k i d s n e e d to l e a r n f r o m w h a t t h ey l e a r n i n s c h o o l ; w e n e e d a t r a d e l i a i s o n b et w e e n t h e t r a d e s i n o u r c o m m u n i t y p e r trade.” S a n Fr a n c i s c o L a b o r C o u n c i l & AC C E “ N e e d to r e i n c o r p o r a t e t h e s k i l l e d t r a d e s / a p p r e n t i c e s h i p p r o g r a m s to a l l o w yo u t h / yo u n g a d u l t s to o p e n d o o r to i n d u s t r i e s w i t h g o o d c a r e e r s . ” Fa m i l y R e s to r a t i o n H o u s e

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
9. EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNIT Y CENTER  Employment development center within each community
     Teach residents where to look for job openings List current and future job opportunities Explain the hiring process Teach residents how to fill out a job application Teach residents how to prepare for a job interview e.g., how to dress

“ N e e d a c e n t r a l p l a c e i n t h e c o mmun ity wh e re e m p l oye r s wh o o f fe r j o b s c a n p o s t i n fo rm ati on. ” Bay v i ew H u n te r s P o i n t M u l t i purpose S e n i o r S e r v i c e s “ T h e c o m muni ty n e e d s o n - t h e - jo b c o mmuni cati on c o u r s e s , t r a i n i ng o f s o f t s k i l l s , re s u m e wri t i n g, a n d go o d c o mmu nicat ion wi t h t h e e m p l oye r; m o re p ro gr a m s fo r e m p l oyme n t d eve l o p me nt . ” A . P h i l i p R a n d ol ph I n s ti tute

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
10. HIGH QUALIT Y, AFFORDABLE CHILDCARE
 Lack of high quality, af fordable childcare an obstacle to better employment  High cost of childcare makes it dif ficult for people to accept jobs that pay low wages  Par ticipants used the word af fordable to describe the type of childcare assistance required to improve their employment outcomes
“ We n e e d d ay c a r e a s s i s t a n c e t h a t i s a f f o r d a b l e .” Renaissance Parents of Success “ H ave a f f o r d a b l e c h i l d c a r e s e r vi c e s f o r r e s i d en t s / a r t i s t .” B ay v i ew O p e r a H o u s e “ A f f o r d a b l e d ayc a r e , h e a l t h - c a r e , t h i s w o u l d a l l ow u s t h e o p p o r t u n i t y to f i n d w o r k ; s t r o n g e r s u p p o r t s y s te ms f o r s i n g l e p a r e n t s . ” S a m oa n C o m m u n i t y D eve l o p me n t C e n te r “A d e q u a te c h i l d c a r e m u s t b e av a i l a b l e . ” Tr u e H o p e C h u r c h o f G o d i n C h r i s t

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
11 . MENTORS/ADVISERS
 Mentoring programs for young adults to increase job retention. Even af ter job training classes are completed and employment star ts  Young men and women would benefit from working with someone that of fer s guidance and suppor t as they work toward staying employed, and developing a career track
“ M e n tor s h i p p r o g r a ms w h e r e b u s i n e s s m e n w o r k w i t h yo u n g m e n , a n d b u s i n e s s w o m e n w o r k w i t h yo u n g w o m e n . T h i s w i l l c r e a te c o n f i d e n c e i n t h e l i ve s o f t h e yo u t h . B oy s n e e d exa m p l e s i n t h e c o m m u n i t y f o r t h e m to ke e p t h e i r s e l f - e s te e m h i g h . ” Yo u n g C o m m u n i t y D eve l o p e r s

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
12. PRIORITIZING SPECIFIC GROUPS
 Formerly incarcerated consistently identified as group with great employment development needs  Written sur vey prioritized young adults (1 8 -25) as needing most help with employment assistance  Families with incomes below the pover ty lines ranked second, individuals who previously worked but lost their job for some reason were ranked the third highest
“ C r i m i n a l s t h a t c o m e h o m e f r o m j a i l n e e d to s u r v i ve . N e e d to i m p l e m e n t r e - e n t r y p r o g r a m s . N e e d p a r t n e r s h i p w i t h e m p l oye e s to a l l o w ex - c o n s t h e o p p o r t u n i t y to w o r k . S i s te r p r o g r a m s i n t h e j a i l h o u s e a r e av a i l a b l e . T h ey p r e p a r e w o m e n i n m a te s f o r j o b s u p o n b e i n g r e l e a s e d f r o m j a i l . C h i l d r e n o f t h e i n m a te s a r e t a ke n c a r e o f w h i l e i n m a te s a r e i n j a i l ; l o o k a t t h e m o d e l a n d r e p l i c a t e a l i t t l e b i t to f i n d o u t w h a t w o r k s . ” Yo u n g C o m m u n i t y D eve l o p e r s “ N e e d p r o g r a m s f o r c o n v i c te d f e l o n s ; w h e n t h e r e a r e n ‟ t p r o g r a m s av a i l a b l e t h e f e l o n s g o b a c k to j a i l a n d w e h ave f a i l e d . ” M et r o A r t s a n d Te c h n o l o g y H i g h S c h o o l “ T h ey n e e d m o r e p r o g r a m s f o r f o s te r k i d s , a n d k i d s l i v i n g i n p o ve r t y. ” Black Coalition on AIDS

PRIORITIZING SPECIFIC GROUPS
Figure 23. Who would you say should receive priority for job-training resources in District 10? Select your top 3.

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30.0% Young adults (18-25)

23.9% Families with incomes below poverty line

16.6% Individuals who have previously worked, but lost their jobs for some reason

15.4% Teens (14-17)

14.1% Individuals previously incarcerated

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
13. VISIBILIT Y OF COMMUNIT Y BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND PROGRAMS
 L o w v i s i b il it y a n d l a c k o f c o o r d i n a t i o n o f c o m m uni t y b a s e d p r o g r a m s a n d s e r v i c e s o f fe r e d i n D i s t r i c t 1 0  P a r t i c i p a n t s o f te n c o n t r a d ic te d e a c h o t h e r a b o u t a p a r t i cul a r n e e d f o r t h e c o m m un i t y
“ We h ave to h ave p r o g r a m s r i g h t h e r e i n t h e c o m m u n i t y ; d r u g r e h a b r i g h t h e r e i n t h e c o m m u n i t y. ” “ We d o h ave r e h a b a n d o t h e r p r o g r a m s r i g h t h e r e i n t h e c o m m u n i t y. ” B ay v i ew H u n te r s P o i n t Y M C A “ T h e m a i n p r o b l e m i n t h e c o m m u n i t y i s t h a t p e o p l e d o n ‟ t k n o w a b o u t YC D . ” “ C o m m u n i t y m e m b e r s k n o w a b o u t t h e p r o g r a m s , b u t t h ey a r e n o t s h a r i n g t h e i n f o r m a t i o n w i t h o t h e r s . ” Yo u n g C o m m u n i t y D eve l o p e r s “ T h e r e i s a c o m m u n i t y c o l l e g e i n t h e c o m m u n i t y a n d r e h a b c e n te r s f o r n ew l y r e l e a s e d i n m a te s . ” B ay v i ew H u n te r s P o i n t M u l t i p u r p o s e S e n i o r S e r v i c e s “ L o c a l c o m m u n i t y a s s et s / b u s i n e s s s h o u l d n et w o r k ; r a i s e t h e v i s i b i l i t y o f o u r r e s o u r c e s ” B ay v i ew M e r c h a n t s ‟ A s s o c i a t i o n

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT THEME
14. NEIGHBORHOOD -BASED, CULTURALLY COMPETENT ORGANIZATIONS
 Culturally relevant, accessible ser vices and programs that meet the needs of the surrounding community  Want to work with ser vice provider s that under stand their situation because of similar per sonal experience
“ Fu n d i n g f o r b i l i n g u a l s p e a ke r s t h a t c a n w o r k w i t h t h e c o m m u n i t y.” P r ov i d e n c e Fo u n d a t i o n “ YC D h a d p r o g r a m s t h a t p r ov i d e m e n tor s w h o c a n r e l a te to t h e m ; l i ve d t h e s a m e l i f e s t y l e o f D - 10 r e s i d e n t s ( i . e . ove r c om i n g d r u g s , p r i s o n , yo u n g m o t h e r h o o d , e t c . ) ; w e n e e d s o m e o n e to r e l a te to w h i l e g o i n g t h r o u gh t h e w o r k f o r c e d eve l o p m e n t p r o c e s s . ” Yo u n g C o m m u n i t y D eve l o p e r s “ Yo u t h w o r ke r s t h a t u n d e r s t a n d c o m m u n i t y a r e n e e d e d , a s w e l l a s b e t te r a d u l t s to t a l k to yo u n g p e o p l e ; n e e d p e o p l e t h a t c a n r e l a te to u s a n d h ave b e e n t h r o u g h s i m i l a r ex p e r i e n c e s a s u s yo u t h .” Renaissance Parents of Success “ N e e d m o r e m a l e te a c h e r s a s r o l e m o d e l s a n d t h o s e w h o a r e s e n s i t i ve to d i f f e r e n t e t h n i c cultures.” Calvary Hill Community Church

COMMON CONCERNS
PARTICIPANTS’ FEEDBACK
o “Need more opportunities like the Listening Sessions for the community to participate.” o “Let‟s make sure something happens this time.” o “Tell us what we told you.” o “Report back to us what you did with the information.”

o “More transparency and visibility from the Implementation Committee.”

WHAT’S NEXT?
WE ENCOURAGE COMMUNIT Y CONNECT GRANTEES TO …
 Host Listening Session participants and share the report  Post the Listening Sessions’ report on your website  Share electronic copies with Listening Session participants that have email access  Direct your constituents to the Implementation Committee’s website (www.D10Benefits.org)  Add the report to the agenda of an already scheduled meeting

WHOLE GROUP DISCUSSION

Reflections Feedback

Questions

THANK YOU!