Helping the homeless be choosers the role of JTPA in improving job prospects.

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Published by National Commission for Employment Policy in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Homeless persons -- Employment -- United States -- States.

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SeriesSpecial report ;, no. 28, Special report (United States. National Commission for Employment Policy) ;, no. 28.
ContributionsUnited States. National Commission for Employment Policy.
LC ClassificationsHD5715.2 .H46 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. ;
Number of Pages118
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Open LibraryOL1985907M
LC Control Number90601200

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