Nine Star Enterprises, Inc.
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
RATIONAL AND APPROACH: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Nine Star Education and Employment Services is a local, statewide, and national leader in the area of Education and Employment services to under- and unemployed Alaskans. With their key partners they serve a large population of ex-offendrs, provide 100% of the adult and literacy education in Anchorage, 100% of the service to clients on temporary assistance (welfare), 100% of the senior employment placements, 90% of the youth employment placements, and its high school program is the sixth largest (in student numbers) in a city of 300,000 people. The nature of the project is with Nine Star as an intermediary for the express purpose of community resource sharing and wrap around services. Its design provides under- and unemployed Alaskans with access to many community resources and services as well as centralized case management, job placement, and follow-up.