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As a person of color, you can access many programs to prepare for work

Train for a career in green construction

Civilian Climate Corps by BlocPower

Now enrolling.

Earn competitive wages throughout the program, including during training sessions prior to onsite work. For BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, Justice-impacted individual.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and skills training, Career services, Internships and Fellowships
Go to www.blocpower.io

Alternative certification to become a teacher

NYC Teaching Fellows by NYC Public Schools (Department of Education DOE)

Now enrolling.

Intensive training followed by teaching in a NYC public school while working towards a subsidized masters degree. For BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, CUNY student, Immigrant, Justice-impacted individual, LGBTQ+ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more, Low-income, NYCHA resident, Person with a disability, Public assistance recipient, Veteran, Woman.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and skills training, College enrollment, prep, and completion, Internships and Fellowships
  • Duration and Length 7 week summer training, then full time teaching
Learn more about NYC Teaching Fellows

Training in photo and video editing and visual effects

Made in NY Post Production Training Program by NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) and NYC Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment (MOME)

This full-time training preps low-income New Yorkers for jobs in the post-production industry. For BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, Low-income, Public assistance recipient.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and skills training
  • Duration and Length 6 weeks, full-time virtual
Learn more about Made in NY Post Production Training Program

Youth leadership and career exposure for youth

Junior One Hundred by NYC Young Men's Initiative (YMI)

Now enrolling.

Exposes students ages 12-24 to business professionals and mentors to help build their careers. For BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color.

  • Services Provided Career services, College enrollment, prep, and completion, Internships and Fellowships
  • Duration and Length Varies, can be year-round
  • Support Provided Financial literacy support
Learn more about Junior One Hundred

Exposure to tech for CUNY students

Break Through Tech at CUNY by City University of New York (CUNY)

Gain tech skills in Machine Learning and AI and connect to internship opportunities For BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, CUNY student, LGBTQ+ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more, Low-income, Woman.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and skills training, Career services, Internships and Fellowships
  • Duration and Length 1-3 weeks
Learn more about Break Through Tech at CUNY

Start your career as a designer

Creative Apprenticeship Program by Youth Design Center

Join a free technology and design training course for creative 14 to 24 year old youth. For BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, CUNY student, Immigrant, LGBTQ+ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more, Low-income, NYCHA resident, Out-of-school youth, Woman, Youth in foster care.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and skills training, Career services, Internships and Fellowships
  • Duration and Length Afternoons and evenings
Learn more about Creative Apprenticeship Program

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