Exito III

Exito III

Project Description:

Project Éxito III will serve 130 current and former eligible youth offenders (ages 14-24) of Imperial County. The overarching goal of Éxito III is to improve the workforce outcomes of court-involved youth by helping them to continue their education and obtain industry-recognized credentials that prepare them for jobs in demand industries using career pathways.    

Description of Services:

Project Éxito III includes  intensive case management support; mentoring; educational intervention and services; service learning; educational and job training leading to industry recognized credentials/certificates; workforce activities that lead to employment (National Career Readiness Certificate, subsidized and unsubsidized job placement assistance); post-placement follow-up assistance (up to 9 months); and diversion and expungment services.

Project Goals:

Enroll 130 youth; place youth into long-term occupational skills training, post-secondary opportunities, and the military or unsubsidized employment; place youth into high school or a high school equivalency training programs; employment and education retention; reduce recidivism among participating youth; help youth attain an industry-recognized certificate or educational degree; help youth attain a high school diploma or H.S. equivalency; help youth participate in mentoring; divert youth from being convicted; and expunge or seal youth records.  

Eligibility/Targeted participants:

Éxito III serves current and former youth offenders age 14-24 who must reside within the  Imperial County and "NEVER been CONVICTED as an adult in the State, Federal and local criminal justice system."

Funder:

Funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Face Forward Grant. 

Length of Funding:

Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program (IVROP) was awarded a Face Forward grant in July 2015 for 39 months. The project is currently funded through September 2018.

Contact Information: 
687 W. State Street
El Centro, CA  92243
(760) 482-2618

 

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