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

 

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

 

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.

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.

 

Mamas y Hijas (Mothers and Daughters)

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.

 

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.

 

If you are interested in participating in one of these programs, please contact Imelda Esquer at 520-884-7810 ext. 7127 or IEsquer@ywcatucson.org

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Oct 28 EEOC Training: Leading for Respect
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