The AIRS Journal is a publication which provides a forum for sharing detailed and practical information to help I&R providers better develop their individual and/or organizational skills and capacities.
The AIRS Journal is electronically distributed for free to AIRS Premium and Standard Level members. The cost for Basic Level members is $20 and the cost for non-members is $30.
Archived articles from previous editions of the AIRS Journal are available at the AIRS I&R Toolkit.
The latest issue features:
• Nicholas Monterosso of The United Way of Southeastern Michigan/211 and City Year Detroit alumna Lindsey Rogers who describe the innovative program through which United Way staff work with a broad range of partners to help qualifying homeless persons secure jobs and permanent housing in a city with an unemployment rate approaching 30%.
• Marguerite Redwine of VIA LINK in New Orleans who provides an update on the progress of the city’s recovery four years after being hit by the one-two punch of Hurricane Katrina and the storm surge preceding Hurricane Rita’s landfall barely three weeks later.
• Taxonomy maven and AIRS stalwart Georgia Sales (211 LA County) providing detailed instructions for updating the Taxonomy in your agency’s resource database.
• Trainer extraordinaire Faed Hendry of Findhelp Toronto offering thoughts on the important role that the I&R specialist’s attitude can play on service delivery.
• Dick Manikowski has contributed some ideas about using those mysterious modality terms to refine the indexing of a resource database.
• And AIRS Journal stalwart Eileen Sullivan continues her Media Reviews feature with the 24th installment in this Journal’s 30 volume history.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in purchasing a copy of the most recent edition.