Career Development at DC Achievement Centers

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DC DYRS

Career development help is available for ages 14 to 21 at the District’s Achievement Centers.

The Achievement Centers, at 2101 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. SE and 450 H St. NW, offer a range of programming led by expert staff who help young people develop their strengths and confidence. The programming is free of charge and open to all District youth ages 14 to 21.

There is a seven-week vocational program for 18- to 21-year-olds that provides young adults with industry-aligned training to be able to pass industry certifications. Young adults can register for the vocational program by walking into either Achievement Center or calling 202-576-7299.

The next program begins in January 2023 and will focus on tattoo artistry and microblading. dyrs.dc.gov.