Education & Career
Giving Kids a Safe Haven to Learn and Study Providing Opportunities to Enhance Education
Exploring Career Aspirations
Guiding Them to Exceed Their Potential
Power Hour -- Homework help and tutoring to support members’ school work and continuation in school. A partnership with Ross Stores, Inc. supports our efforts to advance education and high school graduation among young people.
Club Tech -- A partnership with Microsoft to help members – many of whom have few opportunities elsewhere -- become technology proficient with software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher and Digital Image Pro. Participants also learn about hardware identification and installation, networking and technology-related careers.
Money Matters -- A financial literacy program supported by the Charles Schwab Foundation to help teens learn how to manage their money to become financially responsible and independent. Members learn to balance checking accounts, budget, save, invest, and explore entrepreneurship and how to pay for college.
College Prep -- Guidance for older teen members as they explore opportunities for higher education -- researching colleges, preparing for standardized tests, writing college essays, taking college tours and navigating financial assistance.
Youth Employment -- Support for teen members to build professional skills and gain experience in job and internship opportunities. Includes career counseling, training, internships, job placement, and academic assistance.