The Program supports low-income residents of the South End/Lower Roxbury neighborhood with employment opportunities.
IBA’s College and Financial Empowerment Program is an innovative educational development and financial empowerment partnership with Bunker Hill Community College. Serving as a mini-satellite campus of Bunker Hill Community College, IBA offers a unique model of a college campus in the heart of an affordable housing community.
The program has a strong coaching, case management component. The success Coaches guide students through the enrollment process and financial aid system; link students with tutors and learning specialists; help students create educational plans and walk them through the required courses for completion of a certificate or degree program; and connect students with employers. The program offers scholarships, childcare, books and test fees, as well as academic advising.
The program offers:
With a focus on 16-24 years old from the South End/Lower Roxbury who have dropped out of school, our participants have the opportunity to:
- Complete their High School Equivalency Degree.
- Take adult education classes (ESL and Developmental English and Math).
- Enroll in College Classes on-site in Villa Victoria.
- Participate in job readiness and life skills trainings.
- Secure employment.
For more information or questions you may contact Kay Mazara at (617) 399-1964 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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High School Equivalency
Our Fall 2017 Session starts September 12nd. Limited space available – Register now!
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