Our Wo(Men) Achieving New Directions (WAND) program offers work readiness and 21st century job search skills to those with barriers to employment and self-employment strategies to emerging business owners who need the tools to position their business for success. WAND helps program participants increase their household income, support their family, pursue their dreams and build a legacy for future generations.
Self-Employment Success Series
Through our interactive, hands-on learning, individuals are able to turn a great idea, side job or hobby into a viable, legitimate and profitable business.
Work Readiness Boot Camps
Individuals who are new to the workforce or have substantial barriers to employment are provided the tools necessary to develop a "work mindset" and find gainful employment.
Business Plan Development & Advisory Services
Existing businesses and start-ups receive technical assistance on a range of issues related to business growth and success. Technical assistance includes one-on-one business counseling, assessment of business needs, refining the business plan and capitalizing the business.