Code of the District of Columbia

§ 32–173.01. Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter:

(1) "Digital literacy" means fluency in the use and security of interactive digital tools and searchable networks including the ability to use digital tools safely and effectively for learning, collaborating, and producing.

(2) "DOES" means the District Department of Employment Services.

(3) "Employment retention support" means activities delivered to participants after securing employment that are aimed at assisting participants in maintaining employment with the same employer.

(4) "Grant" means the Program funds authorized to be issued pursuant to § 32-173.03.

(5) "Grantee" means an organization in receipt of a grant issued pursuant to § 32-173.03.

(6) "Participant" means an individual selected by a grantee, pursuant to § 32-173.03, to participate in the Program.

(7) "Program" means the Jobs First DC Pilot Program established pursuant to § 32-173.02.

(8) "Supportive services" shall have the same meaning as provided in 20 CFR § 651.10

(9) "WIOA" means the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, approved July 22, 2014 (128 Stat. 1425; 29 U.S.C. § 3101 et seq.).