Innovative Mobile-based Learning Program during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Situation The Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity — the State Agency responsible for the Administration of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) — was collaborating with GLP to design & facilitate in-person weatherization workshops for 100 de-centralized field staff. Then, COVID-19 happened, and all plans ground to a halt. There were a number of challenges […]

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California Transforms Their Welfare-to-Work Programs

THE SITUATION.  The state of California is home to one of the most influential welfare-to-work programs in the nation. The California Welfare Directors Association (CWDA) began a research-based initiative to shift from a more compliance-oriented approach to a more family-focused, goal-oriented approach.  Mathematica Policy Research invited GLP to join this multi-year effort that would require […]

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A New Online Program for Coaches and Workforce Participants

THE SITUATION. The Larimer County Workforce Center (LCWC) is an innovative group of leaders working together to find new ways to decrease poverty in the northern Colorado area. They are leaders in the use of a new online platform that helps participant’s track in real time their goals and progress and increase dialogue between coaches […]

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