Life Skills, Education & Workforce Readiness

Y.E.S. (Youth Education & Success) Program:

  • Offered at Satellite Sites & the Youth Center
    1. Life skills classes: Goal setting, cooking classes, communication development, etc.
    2. Workforce readiness classes: Resume writing, applications, workplace conflict, etc.
    3. Financial Literacy classes: Opening a bank account, budgeting, savings, etc.
    4. Coaching on jobs/schooling

Y.E.S. Partners:

Charles Schwab: Main partner in job readiness workshops

Bank Of America: Financial literacy workshops

Synchrony Financial: Financial literacy & job seeking

Burton Barr Library: Job seeking workshops

Some exciting results:

  • Last year, 101 youth attended one or more YES workshops. Total attendance was 403 youth.
  • Eighty-three percent (83%) of participants demonstrated increased knowledge after completing a workshop with some workshops having as high as a 96% increase.

QBLC (Q Blended Learning Center) Program:

  • Monday-Friday 8 am- 4 pm @ the Youth Center
    1. Tuition free, in person, online public school
    2. High School Diploma, not GED
    3. College and career assistance
    4. 1 on 1 tutoring available
    5. Educational field trips
    6. Afterschool programming via the Youth Center
    7. Free lunch & snacks from the Youth Center

Contact info: Dreametta Campbell

Partners in QBLC:

K12: Provides all curriculum and manages the students and classroom

  • Occasional Programs @ Youth Center & Satellites:
    1. GED classes
    2. College prep classes
    3. Reading/writing tutoring
    4. Mock Interview sessions

To Enroll: Go here to create a guardian account to enroll your child in K12. They have two online schools in which to enroll their child: Arizona Virtual Academy (AZVA) or Insight Academy of Arizona (ISAZ). Once enrolled, they can have the option of attending the QBLC during the day to complete their coursework. Then email Dreametta Campbell, QBLC via email at or call 480-409-0599 to set up an appointment to learn more and schedule your tour.

Help an Arizona LGBTQ youth rise to their potential.