“While I never thought I’d live in the U.S., I married an American for love, and here I am. When I first arrived, I felt frustrated because despite my 22 years as an accountant in Mexico, as a Spanish-speaking immigrant it was difficult for me to find professional work in the U.S. After taking Mi Carrera, slowly the frustrations went away. This was the result of my teacher and her team teaching me how to market myself as a professional, how to dress for success, and how to succeed in a job interview. This has been the most beautiful thing that has happened to me since arriving in this country. I am so happy! All I can say is THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING!”— Spring 2017  YWorks Participant

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YWorks targets women who are unemployed and labor displaced, especially those who face exceptional challenges to becoming employed due to domestic violence, a history of substance abuse, or legal involvement. We provide employment and entrepreneurship education, training, coaching and support using best practices, proven models, and collaboration with educational partners. Our workforce programs offer skills assessment, resume writing, interviewing, job search strategies, and skills-based drop-in sessions offered twice a month.  A full calendar of sessions is available from our programming staff.

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

You can Register Here for upcoming sessions.

Upcoming Events

Mar 6 Meet + Greet with Magdalena Verdugo & Women in Leadership
Join us March 6th and help celebrate International Women's History Day.
Friday — 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Frances McClelland Community Center
Mar 19 Galleria Artist Reception with Regina Lord, Liz Vaughn, and Annalisa Lovengueth
Thursday — 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Frances McClelland Community Center
Mar 28 Latina Leadership Institute (LLI) 2020–2nd quarter
Solo inscripciones para programas de los sábados--ESL, GED y Mi Carrera. Empiezan en Marzo 28, 2020 a las 9:00 AM
Saturday — 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Frances McClelland Community Center
Apr 13 Promotora Annual Training, Module #2
part 2 of annual training for certificate
Monday — 9:00 AM
Frances McClelland Community Center
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