Streets 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
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
Field trips, guest speakers, internships, job-shadowing opportunities and employment referral
Nomination and public recognition for program, academic and personal achievements
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)