WorkForce 2000 is a year-round academic program designed to help 1199SEIU youth succeed in high school, prepare for college and explore career interests. In a peer setting, coursework assistance is offered on a NYC college campus during the summer and on select Saturdays throughout the school year.
Once the member receives the benefit, all students participate in the program for two phases:
Phase I: Summer Programming
Academic programming and career exploration
July through August; Monday to Friday
Phase II: Saturday Academic Programming
Supplemental academic enrichment and college planning
September through June; select Saturdays at New York University
In addition, the WorkForce 2000 program offers a dynamic opportunity for youth leadership and development, fostering self-awareness, social awareness and independence.