What it is

Our Free Workplace Skills

The free workplace skills are set to equip participants with the ability to improve already existing skill sets and acquire new knowledge. 

These free workplace skills bring exciting growth opportunities, as they focus on individual abilities for an all-around improvement.  

By enrolling in the free workplace skills, participants have a medium to enhance more productivity, for themselves, their families, and communities.

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How it works.

National Partnership of Community Leadership Curriculum

FREE 12-Week Free Workplace Skills to all participants includes the following:

  • 12 weeks of classroom learning
  • Monthly Activities with Children Access to City Resources
  • Food and snacks provided
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What you learn.

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Classes during the free workplace skills will teach you:
  • Self awareness (trauma and resiliency)
  • Personal development
  • Life skills
  • Wellness
  • Fathering skills
  • How to develop healthy relationships with your kids
  • Relationship skills
  • Co-Parenting
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Fathers in Tech Registration

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The Fathers in Tech journey begins with recruiting eligible males (over the age of 18) through a referral system for free workplace skills powered by a credible network of partners:

  • Government Agencies
  • Community-based Providers
  • Faith-based Organizations

Once an eligible participant is identified, CYEP takes the participant through a program intake meeting led by an experienced facilitator to ensure interest and understanding of the knowledge and skills to be gained in these free workplace skills. Scan QR code to enroll or click below to enroll now for our free workplace skills.

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Fathers In Touch & Fathers In Tech workshops

Virtual Classes

All Fathers In Touch & Fathers In Tech free workplace skills will be held through virtual classes until further notice. CYEP is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. Please contact CYEP for participation accommodations.

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    Our Partners

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    NextFlex’s FlexFactor program challenges students to work in teams to identify a real-world problem, conceptualize an advanced hardware solution and build a business model around it.

    Economic Empowerment Workshops*

    1. Intro to Personal Finance
    2. Establishing Professional Presence
    3. Job Application Process
    4. Planning & Advancing Your Career

    *Workshops are on Monday evenings, 7-8PM

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    Melwood supports children, youth and adults with disabilities to work and play where and how they choose. We provide employment, job training, life skill improvement, supportive and recreational services to more than 2,000 people with disabilities each year.
    Available Opportunities via Melwood

    Melwood JOBs

    Melwood JOBs offers Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients with disabilities to obtain employment while mitigating crises. This program goes beyond typical Community Services by going more in-depth in the job search process.


    In partnership with Cybrary, this 14-week training program consists of both technical training and professional and personal development, leading to industry-recognized credentials followed by job search assistance, placement and on-the-job coaching.
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    The Carpenters’ Apprentice Readiness Program (CARP) is a unique program that offers qualified candidates the chance to pre-register for an 8-week pre-apprentice training program that introduces participants to the basics of the carpentry- related construction industry. After graduation from the pre- apprentice training program, candidates can apply for entry into their local registered carpenters apprenticeship program.

    • 8-week course (Saturdays, 8 consecutive weeks)
    • All materials, tools, equipment provided
    • In-demand job field

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    The Virginia Tech College Access Collaborative aims to increase academic preparation, access and affordability for first-generation, low-income, underrepresented minorities from rural and inner-city communities.

    Parent Education Navigation (PEN) workshops are single-day events that promote parental educational involvement. They provide career awareness, and career and education-focused information so parents can support their child’s educational journey.

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