The Empower 225 Leadership Academy helps youth ages 13 – 24 become leaders through Educational Support, Life Skills Training, and Employment Training.
Academy Programs include:
the Dream Center Accelerate Program (DAP), an after-school program that provides a safe positive place and educational support for at-risk youth ages 13-18 after school and during the summer;
the Chafee Independent Living Program, providing life-skills training for youth ages 14-21 in foster care or aged out of foster care; and
the 225 Employment Program , an 8-week curriculum to prepare young adults ages 18-24 to obtain and retain successful employment.