Welcome to the Career Pathways Program!

Our mission is to help you overcome barriers to obtaining a good-paying job in the South Ward of Newark, NJ. We provide education, training, and support so that you can build a career path that leads to financial stability.

How Does it Work?

Our vision is to break the cycle of poverty in the South Ward by giving residents the skills they need to secure and keep good jobs with opportunities for advancement. We want to help you achieve your dreams and create economic opportunities for future generations.

We provide opportunities for you to learn new skills and find a path to a better job. We can connect you to certification programs, credentialing programs, and higher education. We also offer job readiness training and workshops to help you build your career skills. And when you complete one of our programs, we can connect you directly to employers

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Why Choose Us?

We have a dedicated team that will check in on you and help you overcome any barriers you may face.

You'll have a career coach who will work with you for up to 90 days after you complete a program with one of our partners.

We work with over 30 partners in the area to give you access to a wide range of resources.

We can connect you to the South Ward Promise Neighborhoods Promise Navigation team, who can provide case management and support services.

We can also help you find childcare, housing, transportation, medical services, and legal services through our partner organizations.


Ready to Get Started?

Please fill out this quick form to schedule an appointment with our team. We'll be in touch shortly to help you take the first steps toward a brighter future.

We're committed to helping you break the cycle of generational poverty in the South Ward of Newark. Join us today, and let's build a better future together!

Current Pathways

We are currently partnered with a few organizations that offer the following career pathways:

The Knowledge House

A tech based credentialing program that will prepare you for careers in Data Science, Web Development & Design, and Cybersecurity.

Propel America

A health based credentialing program that will prepare residents for a career as a Medical Assistant opening the door to various careers in the healthcare industry.

Gateway U

A hybrid non-traditional college degree program that leads to careers in management, communications, healthcare management, and teaching.


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