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RETAIN Phase 1 Recipient Snapshots

RETAIN – California

Lead State Agency

California Employment Development Department (EDD)

Funding Requested

$2,500,000

POCs

Eric Glunt (project director)
eglunt@sdsu.edu

Kimberlee Meyer (administrative lead from EDD)
kimberlee.meyer@edd.ca.gov

LaJuana Thompson
lajuana.thompson@edd.ca.gov

Target Population

Phase 1:

  1. CalSDI Program Applicants who are still receiving cash benefits after one quarter of payments
  2. WC applicants with MSK injuries from the hospitality, warehousing, and construction industries

Target Area to be Served

Phase 1: Sacramento County and San Diego County
Phase 2: Expand to include Yolo, Placer, and El Dorado Counties and the Inland Empire, Middle Central Valley, and North Bay of San Francisco

Health Care Partner(s)

  1. US HealthWorks (Sacramento & San Diego)
  2. Kaiser Permanente (Sacramento & San Diego)
  3. Sutter Health (Sacramento)
  4. Dignity Health (Sacramento)
  5. Sharpe Memorial (San Diego)
  6. Scripps Health (San Diego)

RETAIN Leadership Team

  1. EDD Workforce Services Branch
  2. Interwork Institute at San Diego State University
  3. CA Workforce Development Board
  4. CA Department of Public Health
  5. CA Department of Healthcare Services
  6. CA Health and Human Services Agency
  7. Health Care Systems:
  8. Workers' Comp: State Fund and Zenith Insurance
  9. Local Workforce Development Areas: SETA and SDWP
  10. CA Department of Industrial Relations
  11. EDD State Disability Insurance Branch
  12. CA Department of Rehabilitation

 

California Demographic Maps

California, Population Density (people per square mile) by Census Tract, ACS 5-Year 2017
California, Population Density (people per square mile) by Census Tract, ACS 5-Year 2017
A map of California showing population density within each census tract and the borders of each county. Sacramento County and San Diego County are outlined in red, since these are the geographies covered in Phase 1 of RETAIN.

California, People with Disability (percent, aged 18-64) by Census Tract, ACS 5-Year 2017
California, People with Disability (percent, aged 18-64) by Census Tract, ACS 5-Year 2017
A map of California showing the proportion of people aged 18-64 with a disability within each census tract and the borders of each county. Sacramento County and San Diego County are outlined in red, since these are the geographies covered in Phase 1 of RETAIN.

California, Unemployment Rate by Census Tract, ACS 5-Year 2017
California, Unemployment Rate by Census Tract, ACS 5-Year 2017
A map of California showing the unemployment rate within each census tract and the borders of each county. Sacramento County and San Diego County are outlined in red, since these are the geographies covered in Phase 1 of RETAIN.