Mending Broken Pieces, Inc. (MBP)

MBP's Programs

 

How to Enroll 

  1. MBP programs are for unhoused and vulnerable Black young women aged 14-21, enrolled in high school or completing a GED, that has access to Wi-Fi or the Internet, a portable device (cell phone, laptop, or tablet), or a desktop computer.
  2. The application for EDI & PSET is located below, along with a description and instructions.

  3. The application is a fillable PDF form, and a PDF reader is needed to complete it.

  4. The application’s instructions explain how to use the pdf form and provides a link to a PDF reader if you do not already have one. The instructions also explain how to save and return the application back to MBP.

  5. Only completed and signed applications will be processed for admission.

  6. Applicants will receive a notification email from MBP to (1) confirm MBP’s receipt of your application, (2) to alert you if your application is incomplete, and (3) to inform you of your acceptance into a program.

  7. If there are any questions, you may text or call MBP at (202) 257-4275 or email us using the contact form below.

 

Empowering Dreams Initiative (EDI)

EDI is a free virtual program that address school instability, participation, and barriers that interfere with academic progress for Black unhoused and at-risk young women aged 14-21. Through activities focus on in class performance, self-awareness & personal development, and dream fulfillment; participants learn skills and strategies to keep them on track for high school graduation and higher education.

EDI Program:

  • Instructs Black unhoused and vulnerable young women on how to locate academic resources to support high school completion or getting a GED.
  • Teaches them how self-awareness, personal development, emotional intelligence, and accountability can improve academic involvement and performance.
  • Uses MBP’s E-Workbook & Journal Weaponizing Your Story, to author their personal story, to record their long- and short-term goals for an action plan to create a vision board to visualize their Action Plan and their dreams.
  • Uses daily journaling to document their journey to high school completion and dream fulfillment.

DurationSix (6)-weeks (does not include the Orientation)

Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer when school is in session

Dates & Time: Determined by the accepted young women’s availability. 

Click below to Apply:

Youth of Color

Post-Secondary Education Transition (PSET)

PSET is a free Virtual Scavenger Hunt for Black unhoused and at-risk young women aged 16-21 admitted to a college, university, technical college, or any other professional training that is unable to make a visit to their campus or program. 

PSET Program:

  • Uses a Pre-Scavenger Hunt Questionnaire to learn what the young women knows about their college or training program as they prepare to transition.
  • Helps them Identify any learning and personal challenges they might have as they begin a new learning experience and provides soft skills, behaviors, and strategies to help address them.
  • Conducts a Virtual Scavenger Hunt by:
    1. Providing a series of targeted open-ended questions, the young women must find the answers to, and tasks they must complete to connect them to essential personnel, resources, and critical support services on their campuses or within their program.

DurationSix (6)-weeks (does not include the Orientation)

Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer when school is in session

Dates & Time: Determined by the accepted young women’s availability. 

 
Click below to Apply:
 
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