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WIA Incentive Grant Summaries - PY 2004

Connecticut $673,907

The state plans to invest in six initiatives:

  • A project designed to provide males from minority populations with the necessary encouragement and support, leading to graduation from a secondary school and matriculation to post-secondary education;
  • A model that addresses educational and vocational needs to support the long term success of youth;
  • A project that combines classroom instruction and internships as a means of developing a highly skilled manufacturing workforce;
  • A project that will attempt to break down the barrier that keeps scientists invisible to young people;
  • An after-school employability program; and
  • A project to provide a 14 month innovative cultural and educational experience for at risk youth in the Bridgeport School System.