The research reported here was designed to test the feasibility of a practical approach to the reduction of unemployment, particularly among Negroes.
The need for the particular kind of emphasis used in this approach was recently stated by the director of the U.S. Employment Service in pointing out the need to obtain " more understanding of the things that make the community tick, that keep it from solving its problems, and that lead to the discovery of the real barriers to coordination..."
Barnett, Larry D.; Root, Kenneth; and Helling, George, "Omaha Unemployment Feasibility Study: Final Report" (1967). Publications Archives, 1963-2000. 27.