20160211_162035The ‘Jóvenes Profesionales’ (Young Professionals) program was created to help eliminate barriers Latino youth face to complete their high school education, to pursue a post-secondary education, and to prepare them for a job that leads to a professional career path.

Mission

The Young Professionals Program mission is to prepare Latino high school students and young adults of diverse backgrounds to become successful professionals and community leaders.

Vision

We envision a generation of youth able to plan their future: having strong values, going to college, selecting a career that matches their talents and skills, finding long lasting and stable jobs, and being successful in their professions. In brief: Being able to ACHIEVE.

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Curriculum

The Young Professionals curriculum is divided into three modules:

  • Ethics and Values: Cultural Competency
    • Family and Community Values
    • Work, Community and School Ethics
    • Human Relationships: Cultural Competence
  • Education with a Focus: Training Leaders
    • Discovering Talents and Skills
    • Exploring: Educational Fields
    • School Performance
    • Saving for Your Education and Applying for Scholarships
  • Job Process: Exploring Your Career Path
    • Internships and Job Shadowing: Identifying a Mentor
    • Volunteering
    • Resume Building
    • Applications
    • Confidence
    • Interview Process