Career Development

… through small business classes, collaborations with organizations seeking to support immigrant entrepreneurs and through initiatives like our home health aide certification program. We know that strengthening skills in the areas of English language and literacy, High School Equivalency, and Technology are essential to the successful integration and economic success of immigrants; however, without a longer term plan for connecting new knowledge and skills to viable income-generating opportunities immigrants can struggle to advance.

In response, in 2015 Encuentro launched its Workforce and Small Business Development initiative, which seeks to integrate workforce skills into all areas of Encuentro’s existing educational programming while also supporting the entrepreneurial contributions of our immigrant community through small business classes and collaborations with other local business resources.