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Mothers For Justice and Equality
  • 2201 Washington St, 3rd Floor, Roxbury, MA 02119
  • 617-516-8086
  • Job Search Training
Personal Leadership Training
Program activities:

The Personal Leadership Training program provides low-income women and men with the opportunity to enhance job readiness and employability. During the 4-week program, participants engage in:
· Personal goal setting activities and the development of an Individual Action Plan
· Individualized case management
· Goal-oriented financial literacy training; and
· Individualized workforce development trainings such as computer literacy, job readiness and skills training, and professional skills development.

Participants also receive ongoing case management that include mentoring/coaching, wraparound services, job search assistance, referrals to additional training and service programs and follow up supports as needed.
· Secure employment. These clients will have the option of receiving job retention services through Mothers For Justice and Equality (MJE). This includes ongoing case management and mentoring to provide:
– Continued referral for services
– Addressing needs/challenges that arise (i.e. changes to housing, childcare, transportation, etc.)
– Addressing client interest in changing employment or other status as applicable
· Transition to skills training and/or education programs, such as our PCA (Personal Care Assistant )Workshop, Our Technology Training workshop, where clients receive a free new Chromebook and certificate upon completion, Resume/ Cover Letter Support, Financial Empowerment Workshops as well as Entrepreneurship Workshops and more.
Mothers for Justice and Equality also partners with HEARTs to support case management services while clients are participating in the Certified Nurse Assistant Programs with HEARTS.
This group will continue to be supported with MJE Case Management as needed or may come back to MJE for job placement or other services following completion of their training.

· Participate in internships with MJE and/or partner agencies. These are subsidized positions (by grants/contracts) and will include working in administration in an office or health care environment most typically. Internships depend on client
MJE has a wide range of existing employment and internship partners. They also work with several community colleges to conduct college tours and college placements. In addition, Mothers for Justice and Equality also supports clients with obtaining certification in fields of interest. MJE anticipates our clients will obtain jobs in retail, administrative, health care, childcare, construction, and related roles. Collaborations occur ongoing, we regularly meet and connect with employer partners through daily interaction as we seek to support our clients.

Program is offered in: English, Spanish
Participant demographics:

Adults 18+

Anticipated number of SNAP participants per year: 75
Total hours: 20
Program duration: 4 weeks
Rolling Admission: Yes
Number of cycles: 12
Program start dates: Monthly 12 months of the year
Sample schedule:
HoursActivity TypeMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
10:00a-5:00pJob Preparedness
Other Schedule Information: Programs operate year round both in group and individual models depending on client needs. Workforce Readiness and Case Management allow for clients needs. MJE reserves Fridays for staff to maintain reporting requirements
Is the program offered remotely? Yes
Is public transportation available? Yes

Location information:

2201 Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Roxbury, MA 02119Yes, program is accessible via public transportation.
Additional information about location:

Program is offered on a hybrid model, both in person and remote.

Program requirements: CORI check
Program is CORI friendly? Yes
Anticipated outcomes: Certificate of completion attained
Other outcomes: Employment/Promotion, Basic skills gain

Participant Supports:

Participant Support CategoryAll participantsAs needed
DTA SNAP Child Care Referral
DTA SNAP Transportation Support
Test/License Fees
Books/Supplies
Clothing/Uniforms
Are there any out of pocket expenses for the participant? No
Do participants receive any pay? Not applicable

Contact Information

Program Liaison: Dominique Smith
Telephone: 617-651-5535
Program code: MJE-JST
ABAWD Qualifying? No