TLT Unlocking the Future Program

Basic real life soft-skills, higher education and career readiness through group discussions, hands on exercises, speakers and presentations about the civic, corporate, charitable and educational opportunities right in their community. The classes each will complete a community project.

Thanks to all our monthly donors and sponsors, our 8th grade – Jr. College Level economically underserved students, throughout Denton and Collin County, Texas, learn, at no cost to them, basic real life soft-skills, program objectives, skills training, higher education and career readiness through group discussions, hands on exercises, and program benefits. speakers and presentations about the civic, corporate, charitable and educational opportunities right in their community. During the 12-week program, the classes each complete a community project.

If you would like to see this program come to your community, sponsor a program or make a donation, please let us know.

Topics covered:

Applications 

Banking 

Being Creative & Innovative

Budgets

Careers

Character & Integrity

Civic Leaders in the Community & Their Roles

Community Service Projects

Conflict Resolution Skills 

Contracts 

Diversity and Inclusion

Economic Development

Educational Resources

Employment Laws

Entrepreneur

FAFSA

Flexibility/Adaptability

Higher Education

Influencing & Persuasion Skills

Internships opportunities 

Leadership Styles & Skills

Networking, Negotiation & Relationship Building skills

Non-Profits

Problem Solving 

Resumes & Cover Letters

Self-Management Skills

Stress Management Skills

Taxes

Team-working Skills

Time management & Organizational Skills

The Basics

  • Basic first-aid
  • How to cook
  • How to write an essay
  • How to grocery shop on a budget
  • How to use a credit card
  • How to say “No”
  • How to jump start a car
  • How to do laundry
  • Basic home repair & maintenance
  • How to budget & pay bills
  • How to send a professional email
  • Basic car repair & maintenance
  • How to study
  • How to read/understand medicine labels & dosage
  • How to fill out a job application
  • How to prepare a resume
  • How to make doctor/dentist appointment
  • How to balance a checkbook
  • Understand contracts, for example apartment lease