Background Information on the ELL Navigator RFA Process & Awardees

Background Information on the ELL Navigator RFA Process & Awardees


The State Workforce Development Board, in conjunction with the Employment Development Department, and the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, announces a Request for Application (RFA) that makes available up to $1.5 million of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title I Governor’s Discretionary funds to develop and implement a Workforce Navigator Pilot Program targeting English Language Learners (ELLs) and Immigrant workers. The goal of this initiative is to promote increased access, create/enhance program structure and availability, and provide supportive services within the workforce system for California’s English Language Learner Population. Entities selected are expected to work in collaboration with community-based organizations (can include: faith based organizations, public and private non-profit and for-profit organizations, and educations and training providers) and other workforce partners, including adult education entities. Funding will be for 18 months, with the goal of providing additional funding contingent upon future Congressional appropriation. Please see the appropriate links to the documents below.

RFA Workshop Final Question Submitted on (3-24) ELL Q&A 3-27-17
RFA Workshop 4th Question and Answers ELL Q&A 3-24-17
RFA Workshop 3rd Question and Answer ELL RFA Q&A 3-15-17
RFA Workshop 2nd set of Questions and Answers ELL RFA Q&A 3-13-17
Here are the Questions and Answer RFA Workshop: ELL RFA Q&A 3-10-17
These are the slides from the RFA Workshop: ELL& Immigrant Workforce Navigator RFA.

Cover Page RFA-ELL
FINAL ELL Navigator RFA 02.20.17
Form A Application Narrative-ELL
RFA Application Forms-ELL

July 2016 ELL Convening in Sacramento and Subsequent Webinar Training for CBOs Regarding the WIOA Planning Process

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