YW Strive – Digital Literacy Workshop, Learn More About Our $400 Stipend

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YW Strive – Digital Literacy Workshop, Learn More About Our $400 Stipend

Thanks to our partnership with Wilmington Alliance, Wilmington city residents in zip codes 19801, 19802, 19805, and 19806 may be eligible to receive a $400 stipend per person upon completion of YW Strive.

YW Strive is a free six-week digital literacy and workforce training program designed to help individuals work productively and collaboratively using Google Workspace. This program offers an assessment to determine which level of YW Strive will be most beneficial for learning about or increasing knowledge of digital skills. After registration, participants receive a Basic Computer Skills Assessment via email to determine placement in YW Strive, or YW Strive Advanced. This program is open to all adults (ages 18 and older). Parents are welcome to utilize YWCA Delaware’s babysitting service at zero cost while attending this program. 

Registration for YW-Strive beginning Tuesday, November 14 until Tuesday, December 19 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. is now open!
*Registration deadline is November 10, 2023

YW Strive
YWCA Delaware Home-Life Management Center
709 N. Madison St., Wilmington DE

Week 1: Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm
Week 2: Tuesday, November 21, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm
Week 3: Tuesday, November 28, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm
Week 4: Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm
Week 5: Tuesday, December 12, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm
Week 6: Tuesday, December 19, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm


YW STRIVE Curriculum Snapshot
Soft skills, transitional skills, and peer support are at the core of all our Workforce Readiness Training Programs. YW strive is unique in that it also incorporates digital skill building. 

Topics Include:
  • Digital Skills for the Workplace (All things Google Drive: Docs, Sheets, Slides, Gmail, Calendars)
  • Presentation Skills
  • Interview Techniques with Mock Interview Partners (professional volunteers)
  • Resume Improvement
  • Financial Empowerment
  • Team Work and Collaboration
  • SMART Goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely)

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Hands-On Approach
YW Strive fosters a community of support and hands-on classes and assignments.  Trainees develop and practice skills in real-time in a collaborative, safe environment. Any individual facing employment barriers or barriers to attending college is strongly encouraged to register.

Upon Completion

Participants will receive a certification that demonstrates G-Drive proficiency.

For questions, please email WAND@ywcade.org.

Local Employer or Agency Partnerships
Are you a local employer or nonprofit agency and want to partner with YW Strive? Contact June Crockett, (302) 224-4060 ext. 216, for more information.