for this item, we have rhonda simmons. >> the grant that we receive from dol, the department of labor, is to risk -- is to survey unique population of non-job ready, non-custodial parents. it is a citywide grant. some of these folks are 121 days delinquent in their child care payments. we are looking at a caseload spread over four years this city wide. we would use stops to access these folks, doing outreach in services across the city. we do special outreach. the program is built off of jobs in the sense of a transitional jobs program with good will being our primary service provider for this grant. we will have a combination of case management, transitional employment, job readiness, as well as assistance for child support. we are also working with adult probation, as a number of these adults overlap in that system as well. i do not know if there is any other system that -- information you would like. supervisor chu: this item does not have a budget analyst report. we can open this item up to public comment. are there any other members of the public that wish to speak on this item?
we have rhonda simmons, who heads up the office of work force development. rhonda, give a wave to the people. thank you. do we have a representative from america's cup? the port authority, the port? [inaudible] maybe they will be joining us a little bit later. so, i think, if i am not mistaken, we are going into a question and answer session that is going to be moderated by mohammed nuru, who had to leave earlier. so who is going to do it? [inaudible] no problem. let's get started. i hope you brought your thinking caps because we have thought leaders up here who can answer questions. let's go ahead and begin. thank you. >> hi. i am sarah. i am the chief financial officer with the trance bay joint powers authority. i do want to apologize on behalf of maria caplan, she is our executive director, and she did want to be here, but had some other appointments come up. so i will try to replace her only momentarily. the trance bay transit center program, if you haven't been in the san francisco market area lately is under construction. we are replacing the old trans
[applause] >> my name is rhonda simmons from the office of work force development. i think i'm last because my office provides services to every department up here. we work with all of them on all these contracts to try to ensure folks are getting jobs. we administer four different policies, if you will, the most recent being the local mandatory hire. i see some folks that helped get that passed. probably the largest project that is going to have the largest hire is the cruise ship terminal, d.p.w. we learninged the first source policy, which is good faith, and a number of the projects that were already in the cue before march 25th, 2011, are still subjected to first source, which is good faith. we also work with a lot of the contracts to ensure residents are getting in on these projects and getting in the unions. the unions are a big partner. contractors are a partner. all of the agencies up here are a partner. i see a number of community-based organization that is we work with. w.c.b., brothers for change, hunter's point families, a number of agencies in chinatown
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