Key Programs

Workforce Development

  • Employment Services: Career/Work readiness assessment, basic computer and online job search support, job coaching and placement, job fairs
  • Professional Development: Soft skills training, resume preparation, interview skills training
  • Certifications and Training: IT Specialist, Business Office Professional, Cabling Specialist, Project Management
  • Education Services: Financial Literacy, GED/HiSet Preparation, TN Reconnect Services

Youth & Education Services

  • Project Ready:  College prep in math and language skills, personal development, and social enrichment, for grades 9-12 in partnership with the Metro Nashville Public Schools.
  • Early Literacy/Read and Rise: After-school and summer literacy program through partnerships with local schools and churches.
  • NULITES (National Urban League Initiative to Excel and Success): work with youth to promote and maintain high standards of well-being, education, character, and leadership.
  • Leadership development for academic success, personal responsibility, and community service.
  • Equity and Excellence initiative focuses on empowerment through educational policy and reform. These initiatives advocate that all students have access to high quality education and are provided the necessary resources to achieve.

Career Exploration

  • Nashville Youth Training and Employment Corp (Y-TEC): Work readiness assessments, employment soft skills training, and work experience for at-risk high school students.
  • Mentorship and Industry Access: Partnerships with local corporations provide mentors for youth and guest speakers to share industry knowledge about career opportunities.