This workshop series teaches foster youth who are aging out of the system skills for independent living. Programs will focus on the relevant tools and skills for youths living in foster care.
- Workforce Development Workshop
Workshop Leader: Rachel Dolcine
Review effective job skills needed to find and retain employment. Speakers to talk about job etiquette, interview tips, appropriate attire, etc.
- Community Integration Workshop
Workshop Leader: Latoya Thomas
Teens will be able to participate in an open discussion about their feelings, concerns, thoughts, etc. and will have the opportunity to share their poetry, music, and enjoy the talent of others. Guest speakers will discuss ways to connect with their community and develop meaningful relationships. The workshop will also include relationship building techniques and ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
- Self-Esteem Workshop
Workshop Leaders: Ayanna Malachi & Rosemary Price
Art is a form of inspiration, a great way to share ideas, and a form of healing. Teens will express their emotions on canvas with paint and music.
- Open Mic Session
Workshop Leader: Alice Ebb
Theme: The Message and The Messenger: Who Are You?
Teens will be able to participate in an open discussion about their feelings, concerns, thoughts, etc. and will have the opportunity to share their poetry, music, and enjoy the talent of others.