The Bridge Job Readiness Program

  1. Program Provider
  2. Full Description

Bridge Leadership Academy

Program Summary:

The Bridge Leadership Academy is creating a Job Readiness Program for youth June 2021 - June 2022. The program will be for 25-plus youth, with a focusing on preparing them to have a success career path.

The outcomes the Academy will seek to achieve include:

  • 90% of the participants will complete the program.
  • 80% of participants will develop interpersonal skills.
  • 100% of participants will not show physical aggression while in the program.
  • 100% will learn about three different career paths and how to apply these skills to real life employment.

BLA provides a nurturing environment for students from diverse backgrounds to learn and feel a sense of belonging. In addition to traditional academic experiences, BLA provides one-on-one academic tutoring, leadership development programs, healthy food options, physical activity forums to encourage healthy dialogue—all in addition to Job Preparedness and Readiness Skills..

Program Addresses: 

Bridge Leadership Academy
10521 Blue Ridge Boulevard ● Kansas City, MO 64137

816-645-1789 ●


    These are the agencies that have a COMBAT-funded program with a Youth Employment emphasis or component.

    » Youth Employment & Training Initiative
    Blue Hills Neighborhood Association
    » Blue Hills Restorative Justice Program

    Bridge Leadership Academy
    » Bridge Job Readiness Program

    Calvary Community Outreach Network
    » HYPE Summer

    Cornerstones Of Care
    » Build Trybe for Youth Employment
    DeLaSalle Education Center
    » Block37
    Grace United Community Ministries
    » Youth Employment Program

    Heart of America Council, BSA
    » ScoutReach Summer Camps
    Hickman Mills Prevention Coalition
    » Legacy of Excellence Project

    Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council
    » Ivanhoe Youth Employment Program

    KC Common Good
    » Working For Youth

    Operation Breakthrough
    » Ingnition Lab Opportunity Intership Program

    reStart, Inc.
    » reTreats

    Sisters In Christ
    » Youth Life Link

    Transition Zone, Inc.
    » Youth Workforce