Our core programs include:
Mi Carrera—Desarrollo Profesional

Este programa está diseñado para identificar las necesidades en el área de desarrollo profesional de mujeres que están sin empleo o en transición a cambiar de carrera profesional. La intención de este programa es ayudar a la participante a tener confianza en sí misma y obtener las habilidades necesarias en su desarrollo profesional. Durante esta clase las participantes serán emparejadas con profesionales de la comunidad para asesoria profesional. En Mi Carrera aprenderán:

  • Establecer prioridades, metas y los pasos de seguirlas
  • Identificar intereses profesionales
  • Identificar y sobrepasar barreras al empleo

Costo del programa:
$25 por semestre

 

Lider de Mi Vida

Through this advanced Leadership development course, participants will be able to enhance their leadership skills and become empowered individuals to be change makers within the community. Graduates of this program will be equipped with tools to take on other leadership roles locally to improve the social, economic, and political landscape for Latinas and will continue to further the work of the YWCA by empowering women and eliminating racism, particularly among the Spanish speaking community.

En este curso avanzado de desarrollo de liderazgo las participantes serán equipadas con las herramientas necesarias para empoderarse y ser facilitadoras de cambio en sus comunidades. Las graduantes de este programa tendrán la oportunidad de mejorar el panorama socioeconómico y político para mujeres latinas. El programa ‘Líder de Mi Vida’ empodera a las participantes para poder avanzar la misión del YWCA – eliminar racismo tras empoderando a mujeres latinas específicamente dentro la comunidad hispanoamericana.

 

Mi Vida—Desarrollo Personal
Horario:

1er y 3er Sábado de cada mes
9:00am – 12:00pm

Agosto-Diciembre & Enero-Junio de cada añoEste programa de desarrollo personal ayuda las mujeres latinas a buscar recursos para estabilizar su vida, así como para construir sus propias fortalezas y confianza en sí misma. Confianza e independencia serán cultivadas para cada individuo, preparándose para comenzar a planificar y priorizar para cumplir exitosamente con sus sueños y metas

Costo del programa:
$25 por semestre

 

Promotoras Rompiendo Cadenas (Community Educators breaking through Barriers)

Year-long training institute in Spanish for women who wish to become advocates for other women experiencing gender violence. The promotora program includes training in leadership and community organizing and legal rights for immigrants. Participants receive training in prevention/intervention in domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking. Participants also participate in “know your rights” training for immigrant communities. This is a hands-on leadership training course in which participants cultivate and practice their leadership skills while they raise social awareness on gender violence and issues that impact immigrant communities.

 

Hija y Madre (Mother and Daughter)

This is a bilingual semester-long program to equip adolescent girls with the knowledge, skills, and resources to develop healthy relationships and to avoid unsafe sexual behaviors that put them at risk for HIV, STI’s, and unintended pregnancy.

 

Lider de Mi Communidad

This is a bilingual weekend seminar on leadership theory, community organizing, and civic engagement.

 

English as a Second Language-Latina Leadership Institute

Semesters long ESL course (two levels, beginner, and advance ESL.) Priority for placement in the program is given to graduates of Mi Carrera. Free child-care available for children ages 4 and over, and college prep course for teens during class hours.

 

GED Program-Latina Leadership Institute

Program collaboration with Pima Community College Adult Education. Semester-long GED course taught by Pima Community College Adult education instructors. Two levels of GED are offered, ABE 40, ABE 60. Participants are not required to have a social security number. This program is free of charge. Priority for placement in the program is given to graduates of Mi Carrera.