Project Joy offers ongoing workshops with the goal to strengthen and equip the family unit.
Effective Black Parenting
We are certified facilitators for the DCFS court-approved 12-week program, which is centered on cultural norms, and parenting styles and introduces new parenting tools and strategies for a healthy parent/child relationship. The program is rooted in cultural pride, and black history and promotes self-love.
We host job fairs in partnership with local agencies, schools and local hiring employers. Project Joy also provides job readiness groups and free vocational certification training in partnership with LA County Delete the Divide and nonprofit partner LA Tech.
We have a growing network of local employers and vocational training partners who share our commitment to introducing youth to new and emerging career fields.
Industry certifications are available at no cost, as well as, paid internships and job placement assistance.
We have a variety of employers hiring locally from many different industries.
Our financial support groups meet virtually or in person and reinforce skills such as SMART goals, budgeting, saving strategies, and homeownership. We work with Eagle Eye Realty, our real estate partner, to help with foreclosure prevention, housing advocacy, and homeownership planning.
Black Maternal Health
Backpack and school supplies to 100 foster youth and vulnerable families to support educational attainment (distribution at diaper event and SAGE Magnet Academy) – sponsor Big Sunday Org. Ongoing outreach and distribution during the global pandemic and recovery period are planned
Face Mask Distribution
Distributed over 200 mask to a area homeless shelters to promote the health and safety of vulnerable residents
We provide virtual, hybrid, in-person learning events and workshops. (list of topics available). Large scale outreach event planning and execution to spread awareness of programs and services that align with our mission.