Beat the Streets, Inc. is a nonprofit resource center founded in 2005 by a single mother in an effort to motivate the young adults in her neighborhood to achieve a high school diploma, seek higher education, and gain willful employment. The organization is governed by the Board of Directors and has been certified by the Internal Revenue Service as exempt under section 501(c)(3) and classified as a public charity. Classification under the 2002 NAICS definitions includes:
- 611710 Educational Support Services - Establishments primarily engaged in providing non-instructional services that support educational processes or systems.
- 624310 Vocational Rehabilitation Services - Establishments primarily engaged in providing vocational rehabilitation or habilitation services, such as job counseling, job training and work experience to unemployed and underemployed persons, persons with disabilities, and persons who have a job market disadvantage because of lack of education, job skill, or experience.
The services and workshops provided encourage educational and employment resources to young adults at no charge, as a way to increase the number of high school graduates and the number of employed young adults. The services provided also encourage higher learning and prepare young adults for successful employment endeavors.
Computer access for educational purposes such as: assignment completion, computer training, and internet research is available. These resources aid in: the completion of homework assignments for students without home computers; learning current computer software applications; and provide internet access for research purposes.
Computer access is available for employment purposes such as: resume writing, job search, online job applications, and email access and availability. Many employers require resumes and/or job applications to be submitted online. On site resources allow students to prepare a cover letter and resume, post job applications, and have the means of contacting a potential employer via email.
Services and resources are accessible online, and at the computer center. If you would like to take advantage of our services, please email email@example.com to book an appointment or to receive more information.