(Purposeful Alignment toward Self-Sufficiency)
Cincinnati, Ohio and Northern, Kentucky
Innovation at a Glance
Snapshot: PASS (Purposeful Alignment Toward Self-Sufficiency) is a systems-wide online platform that supports adults in a multi-state region to navigate resources and programs to achieve academic success and sustainability in high-demand fields.
Target Population: Adults with no postsecondary experience, especially adults in the PASS community who have less access to opportunity, such as low-income, African-American, and Latinx learners.
Team Lead: Patricia Mahabir
Lead Organization: KnowledgeWorks Foundation
Key Partners: Gateway Community & Technical College, Brighton Center, Kentucky Career Center, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, The Health Collaborative
Team Coach: Debra Mills