Raleigh Pathways Center to Hold Open House

News posted Feb. 05, 2018 - 11:00 am

The Raleigh Pathways Center, located at 900 South Wilmington Street, is hosting an open house on Friday, Feb. 16 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The open house is an opportunity for the community to learn about the center's offerings and provide input on the programs and activities.

The Raleigh Pathways Center is a partnership between the City of Raleigh, Capital Area Workforce Development Board, and Wake Technical Community College. This partnership provides a portfolio of programs and services that help connect the public to available services, training and other resources meant to increase opportunity, and provide clear pathways to success. The center's baseline programs are focused on workforce development and employment opportunities for young adults.

Current Programs:


IT Beginnings is a Raleigh TechHire program targets young adults between the age of 18 and 24 that have little or no technical training for a 12-week program that provide participants the opportunity to earn industry recognized information technology credentials and learn valuable leadership and job skills;

Partnership Raleigh Program
is a public-private partnership between the City of Raleigh and the local business community. The goal of this initiative is to employ young adults between the ages of 17 and 21 who live in Raleigh;

Raleigh Summer Youth Employment Program helps local youth achieve their vocational educational and social goals by providing job opportunities to youth between the age 15 and 18 who reside in the city limits;

YouthBuild provides 60 underprivileged young adults, between the ages of 16 and 24, with education and construction skills training, leading to a high school equivalency degree and a HBI-PACT construction industry-recognized credential. YouthBuild is focused on the young adults in the 27601, 27604, and 27610 communities;

Raleigh Digital Connectors Program
allows young people between the ages of 14 and 18 to expand 21st century technology skills, develop professional life skills, participate in open data projects, explore workplace pathways, and serve their communities; and,

Raleigh Connect to Your Success
provides multiple opportunities for Raleigh youth, including Project GiveBack, LifeSkills, Bring Your A-Game to Work, Lunch with a Professional, America Saves for Young Workers, Financial Literacy Training, and Pre-Employment Workshops.

The City of Raleigh, Capital Area Workforce Development Board and Wake Tech Community College are exploring additional offerings that will include GED preparation courses and career skills training opportunities at the Center.

When

  • Open house
  • Feb 16, 2018
  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Where

  • Raleigh Pathways Center Friday
  • 900 South Wilmington Street
  • Raleigh, NC 27601

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