Hartford Work-Based Learning Network Launches New Website!

Center for Latino Progress

Program Name: UNITY Programs

Please provide a detailed and comprehensive narrative outlining the program’s key aspects, including its location, content, targeted neighborhoods, priority barrier community/employer partners, and any other relevant details. This section should also include information on upcoming enrollment dates.

The Youth in UNITY programs are enrichment programs offered for Bulkeley High School students specifically, in grades 9 through 12. The programs’ goal is to help families and students recover from the impact of the pandemic by providing enrichment programs and support services. Programs are provided within an after-school setting at the Center for Latino Progress 95 Park St. 2nd Floor.

For this Spring 2024 we are offering the following programs:

Explore Theater

Youth learn about careers in theater, including acting techniques, playwriting, marketing, technical design and more! Participants receive a stipend.

Earn a Bike

Students learn basic bicycle mechanics and safety. Participants receive a stipend, and work on a bike they get to keep, along with a free helmet, lock and safety light.

Customer Service

Participants learn about the retail industry, get trained on Customer Service and Sales, leading to a national certification. Job readiness discussions.  Participants receive a stipend and must be 16 and older.

Food Justice and Entrepreneurship

Participants explore solving food justice issues through creative business endeavors and becoming their own boss. Participants receive a stipend.

Program participation is measured by the number of hours required to complete each program. Next recruitment efforts will be for August-September 2024

Supports Available Through Program: Snacks and transportation

Contact Details

Program Lead Point of Contact: Milagros González

Program Facilitator

Location Address
95 Park St. 2nd Fl. Hartford, CT 06106

Program Details

Career Continuum Program Level: Career Exploration

Badges/Credentials Offered: Mentoring / Guidance, Certificate - Industry/Sector-Based, Other

Other Badges/Credentials Offered: Resume writing and interviewing skills

Length of Program: 15 weeks, 90 hours.

Target Population: In-school Youth, Other

Target Population Gender: TBD

Eligibility Requirements: Target Population - In-School Youth, Other

Eligibility Requirements Other: Target population Bulkeley High School students, 9th trough 12 grade

Service Type: Career Competency Training, Guidance and Counseling, Integrated Education and Training, Job Development and Support, Leadership Development, Occupational Skills Training

Schedule (When is your program offered?): 4:00-6:00 twice a week

Capacity for Each Implementation (Target Number): 59

Website/Marketing Materials for Program

Marketing Materials Downloads:


Translate »