SOME Center for Employment Training
2815 O Street, SE
Washington DC 20020
Provides job training and placement, housing and support services.
Provides clothing and professional development training by referral to low income women in the District, suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia.
A group of volunteers dedicated to improving public and non-public K-12 education in Washington, D.C., through the integration of technology into the schools. Helps schools support their technology initiatives by working with technology planning teams, conducting teacher training seminars, mentoring students and staff, wiring schools for Internet connectivity, repairing and installing computers, and helping teachers integrate technology into the curriculum. To accomplish this, Tech Corps - DC recruits volunteers and help identify and obtain the resources schools need for technology-related projects.
Recruits volunteers with technology know-how and links them with schools needing help with technology.
Provides hands-on technical training in computers and business machines.
Provides spiritual and technical support and training to those in job or career transition, regardless of church affiliation. Three formal, eight week classes are held each year. Formal sessions include prayer, comments or talks by professionals or others who have gone through the process of job change, formal presentations and practice in areas such as resume writing and interviews, and structured support group discussions. Informal support groups meet during most of the weeks between the formal classes.
Job Corps is a public-private partnership focusing on education and job training for at-risk youth, ages 16-24.
The Urban Family Institute helps to create neighborhoods in which families have the resources necessary to realize their full potential, individually and collectively through established Kids Houses. This is an "extended family" within the neighborhood that recognizes and nurtures each child as unique and special. Each Kids House provides a safe, caring, and structured after-school environment in which children are helped to meet their full potential and to contribute positively to their community.
Urban Family University provides education, job training, and health and social services to families living in public housing.
The Community Academy is a public charter school in Washington, DC, which is open to the community for over 12 hours a day.
In a report, "Job Prospects for Welfare Recipients: Employers Speak Out" the Economic and Social Research Institute surveyed employers' requirements for entry-level workers and their views on hiring people who have recently been on welfare.
Forges ongoing relationships between Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Virginia and high tech employers by establishing a summer internship program for students.
Employment Opportunities helps member companies find and hire more trades and professional services staff to fill demand in construction industry.
Helps employers find qualified workers as well as helping skilled unemployed workers find jobs.
A network of employers committed to hire and retain former welfare recipients while providing information, technical assistance and support for the employers.
Helps women 'learn to earn' with programs emphasizing literacy, technical and nontraditional skills, welfare-to-work transition, and career development.
National Workforce Network is comprised of over 500 independent women's employment programs and advocates in every state and the District of Columbia.
Blueprint for the Capital Region is an initiative of Wider Opportunities for Women in collaboration with the United Planning Organization and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments to create a regional plan in the Greater Washington area to assist welfare recipients overcome the barriers they face in entering the workforce.
The goal of the Youth computer and technology entrepreneur program (SYC Tech ) which is divided into Summer Program and after school program for ages 9 to 17 is to provide pre-employment, work maturity skills, technical skills in computers, broaden their knowledge of the role of computer's and technology in the workplace and today's society.
Provides job training and placement, support services and motivational programs.
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