One City One Hire is an innovative economic development strategy that serves as a catalyst to jump-start the Mayor's pledge to put all unemployed District residents--in every Ward of the city--back to work.
The Out-of-School Program provides skills workshops, career awareness and work readiness modules, basic education, GED preparation and basic computer training, as well as vocational skills training. Training is provided in the following areas: Construction Trades, Emergency Medical Technology, Hospitality, Education and Information Technology, including Website Development. This is a year-round program that serves young adults, ages 16- 24 who are no longer attending secondary or post-secondary school. It is a training vehicle that assists youth in achieving short and long term educational and employability goals through relevant occupational skills training and guidance.