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Beat the Streets, Inc.

Listing Last Update: January 25, 2016

Location

2400 Sycamore Dr
Bldg A, #8
ANTIOCH, CA 94509
www.beatthestreetsca.org

Primary Contact

Tracy Jones

(415) 305-5361

ttate@beatthestreetsca.org

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To help my child learn
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

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Program Overview

Beat the Streets, Inc. is a nonprofit resource center founded in 2005 to motivate young adults to achieve a high school diploma, seek higher education, and gain willful employment. The organization was formed to provide educational and
employment resource services to young adults ages 14-26 at no charge, as a way to increase the number of high school graduates and the number of employed young adults.

Beat the Streets, Inc. aims to provide resources and support services in education to ensure young adults complete their
high school education or GED, attain the desire and ability to attend college, provide computer knowledge and experience, as well as to train them how to study and apply themselves in college. Vocational services are provided on how to seek
employment, prepare a resume, as well as prepare for an interview, which are all vital to successful employment endeavors

Educational support services are provided to maintain
developmental skills through the use of educational opportunities and support systems that enrich knowledgeable and productive youth and young adults. To develop a course of action for their futures through the guidance of the
following services:

  • Computer Training
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Assist with college applications and scholarship requirements
  • GED preparation assistance
  • Drop-Out prevention seminars
  • College recruitment seminars
Vocational services are aimed to provide services, such as:

job counseling and job training to unemployed and underemployed persons, persons with disabilities, and persons who have job market disadvantages due to the lack of education, skill, or experience. The following services provide
nourishment to:

  • Career assessment
  • Resume assistance
  • Employment referrals
  • Job interview preparation
  • Dress for success seminars

Life skill services are formulated to provide youth and young adults with the knowledge to make sound decisions and judgments and better plan for future achievements. Through comprehensive guidance and support, youth are prepared to make the appropriate decisions that influence the rest of their lives, as with the following:

  • Planned parenthood seminars
  • Drug prevention seminars
  • Health & wellness education seminars

We are located in the Somersville Professional Plaza at 2400 Sycamore Dr #8, off of the Auto Center Drive exit.

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

To empower young adults with adequate resources in stimulating self-improvement through the achievement of educational and employment goals.

Vision Statement

The vision of Beat the Streets, Inc is to provide students
with the tools needed to: Reduce the number of student drop-outs; Offer support to students who have already dropped out, but want to achieve educational goals; Pursue higher education and career objectives; and Prepare for and
obtain employment. Through the support and guidance of Beat the Streets, Inc. young adults will be prepared and motivated to achieve successful endeavors.

Hours of operation: M, W, F 3pm-6pm; Sat 11am-4pm

Cost info: Our services are free to the public

Student and Volunteer Success Stories

Volunteer Review

Great Nonprofit reviews

Program’s Demographics/Metrics

To date, Beat the Streets provide services to over 10 individuals on a monthly basis.

Ethnicity

60% Black

15% Hispanic or Latino origin

20% Persons reporting two or more races

5% White


Gender

70% of Men Served

30% of Women Served

Age Group

2% Children (Birth-17 yrs)

95% Young Adults (18-24 years)

3% Adults (25-61 yrs)

Program Status:
Active