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Welfare / Jobs / Marriott's Program #172433

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 10, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: John Donvan) President Clinton's plan to move people off welfare into jobs examined; positions that will and will not be open listed. [CLINTON - announces the government hiring of 10,000 welfare recipients.] [White House policy advisor Elaine KAMARCK - comments on jobs.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The challenge of moving people from welfare to work examined; statistics cited. [Employment Policies Institution Richard BERMAN - says people need a history of working.]

(New Orleans: Carole Simpson) One example of a business using people from the welfare rolls featured; scenes shown from the Marriott in New Orleans, Louisiana, where the Pathways to Independence Program hires, trains and employs them. [Senior project manager Ken TULLY, trainer Brenda WILLIAMS, working mother Lana Tasha TAYLOR - comment on the Marriott project.]

Reporter(s):
Donvan, John;
Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:05:10

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