StreetsU

streetsulogoStreets University is for young people that already exhibit a level of hustle and people or tech skills unlike their peers; especially youth from urban city environments. What our instruction, activities, assignments and projects do is give those willing to learn; the freedom to work when they please; and not just earn minimum wage, but an income directly related to the amount of work they are willing to put in.

Who: Local School District; including – In or Out of School Youth, Foster Care Youth, TANF Dependents, Low-Income Youth, WIOA Opportunity Youth and, Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Programs

What: (group workshops & assignments, individual work activity & assignments)

Learn WordPress by creating profiles in our online business directories (paid work activity)

Learn salesmanship by recruiting small business owners & nonprofit program sponsors

Information Technology (IT)

Provides enterprising youth &adults a marketable tech skill and promotes IT career paths in web development, video production/editing, and social media marketing

Provides an avenue to learn how to write more effectively and to increase ones vocabulary

To provide instruction on using cloud-based technology for productivity, business and school

Salesmanship = Earned Income

To introduce enterprising participants to the principles of salesmanship & goal-setting

To introduce students to the concepts and principles of commission & residual income*

Academic Enhancement: Outcomes & Competencies

Increased competencies in reading, writing, math, critical-thinking skills, problem-solving,

Activities include setting appointments, being on-time, exhibiting courtesy, hand-shakes, appropriate attire, interviewing, job-shadowing, and community service i.e. special projects for small business/nonprofits such as website promotional via social media marketing & video

Other Activities

Field trips, guest speakers, internships, job-shadowing opportunities and employment referral

Nomination and public recognition for program, academic and personal achievements

Primary Deliverable:

Each student that succeeds in learning the skills required to create business profiles can earn no-less than $10 per profile completed.

Those choosing to only recruit sponsors (salesmanship) will earn $40 (commission) per sponsor* for the first 25 and $50* per sponsor thereafter. Students also receive the same commission amount upon renewal of each of their individual program sponsors.

(plus $10 if they choose to create the business profile for their new business sponsor)   

*Residual Income
Commission Income