The Life Skills Academy has 4 domain areas Community Engagement, Daily Living, Higher Education and Identity & Healthy Relationships. Each domain is color coded to help you to identify and choose a variety of classes that meet your individual needs.

LSA classes are open to young people ages 16-22 unless stated otherwise. young people must register for each class they would like to take. If the class is at capacity, young people will need to wait until the class is offered again to attend.

Courses

A course consists of a span of 3-6 classes that cover a particular topic and have a set curriculum. Some courses allow LSA students to take a few classes of the course, others require students to take the entire course. LSA students are given a certificate for attending all classes in a course and are eligible to receive prizes and stipends after they have attended several courses and after they have attended a course in each domain.

Identity & Health Relationships Classes

LSA offers classes related to fitness, the Arts (dance, music, poetry, visual arts, etc.), safer sex education and cultural heritage. We also provide gender specific support groups.


CHANGE THE COURSE: ANTI-BIAS & ANTI BULLYING PROGRAM!

June 7, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Change the Course provides training to all school community members to support a caring and inclusive culture. Participants increase empathy  and learn to speak up and take action against bias, social cruelty, bullying,  and exclusion. The Change the Course curriculum focuses on: Self-Awareness, Critical Thinking, Courage and Skills. 4:00 pm-6:00 pm at Life Skills Academy. Stipends will be given to those who complete all 6 classes.

Mediation And Growth: The Nurtured Heart Approach

June 7, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Nurtured Heart approach will focus on interacting with friends and family through empowering positivity and creating growth by building relationships on truth and honesty. Young people are encouraged to take this class to build healthy relationships and empowering their inner strengths. 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Pride Parade Social!

June 9, 2018 | 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

New Day young people will gather to honor and celebrate LGBTQIA identity for Pride Day and will be a part of a float that will be giving away recourse cards and candy away for community support and celebration. 9:30am-1:00pm

Young Men’s Sport’s And Food Gathering!

June 14, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

In this class we will be playing organized sports and eating food to build positive space and empowerment for young men. 5:30pm-7:00pm

 

U.N.I.T.Y. YOUTH(DON’T COUNT FOR TLP) LEADERSHIP TEAM

June 18, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

(Uniting Neighborhoods Involving the Youth)All young people ages 16-22 are welcome. These meeting are for young people who are interested in creating change around young people experiencing homelessness, community needs and youth voice in the Life Skills Academy community. These meetings do not count for entering the TLP program. However, food and drinks are provided, community service is welcome and a possible stipend in the future may happen. Adult Lead: Nicole Leyba & Cesar Gonzalez 4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Enlace Communitario: Young Women Growing Together with Food!

June 28, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This class will focus on young women learning healthy boundaries for relationships and building community together with food! 5:30pm-7:00pm

 

Enlace Communitario: Young Women Growing Together with Food!

June 28, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This class will focus on young women learning healthy boundaries for relationships and building community together with food! 5:30pm-7:00pm

 

Daily Living Classes

LSA offers classes related to money management, career development, self-care and daily living essential skills.


CHANGE THE COURSE: ANTI-BIAS & ANTI BULLYING PROGRAM

May 29, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Change the Course provides training to all school community members to support a caring and inclusive culture. Participants increase empathy  and learn to speak up and take action against bias, social cruelty, bullying,  and exclusion. The Change the Course curriculum focuses on: Self-Awareness, Critical Thinking, Courage and Skills. 4:00 pm-6:00 pm at Life Skills Academy. Stipends will be given to those who complete all 6 classes.

CHANGE THE COURSE: ANTI-BIAS & ANTI BULLYING PROGRAM

May 31, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Change the Course provides training to all school community members to support a caring and inclusive culture. Participants increase empathy  and learn to speak up and take action against bias, social cruelty, bullying,  and exclusion. The Change the Course curriculum focuses on: Self-Awareness, Critical Thinking, Courage and Skills. 4:00 pm-6:00 pm at Life Skills Academy. Stipends will be given to those who complete all 6 classes.

U.N.I.T.Y. Leadership Team Meeting( Don't Count For TLP)

June 4, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Unity Youth Leadership Team: (Uniting Neighborhoods Involving the Youth)All young people ages 16-22 are welcome. These meeting are for young people who are interested in creating change around young people experiencing homelessness, community needs and youth voice in the Life Skills Academy community. These meetings do not count for entering the TLP program. However, food and drinks are provided, community service is welcome and a possible stipend in the future may happen. Adult Lead: Nicole Leyba & Cesar Gonzalez 4:30pm-6:00pm

CHANGE THE COURSE: ANTI-BIAS & ANTI BULLYING PROGRAM

June 5, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Change the Course provides training to all school community members to support a caring and inclusive culture. Participants increase empathy  and learn to speak up and take action against bias, social cruelty, bullying,  and exclusion. The Change the Course curriculum focuses on: Self-Awareness, Critical Thinking, Courage and Skills. 4:00 pm-6:00 pm at Life Skills Academy. Stipends will be given to those who complete all 6 classes.

Mediation And Growth: The Nurtured Heart Approach

June 7, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Nurtured Heart approach will focus on interacting with friends and family through empowering positivity and creating growth by building relationships on truth and honesty. Young people are encouraged to take this class to build healthy relationships and empowering their inner strengths. 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Gourmet Grub Course!

June 12, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

In this course learn from professional chiefs basics of cooking gourmet grub and job skills for the future. This training program can be used as a reference for job employment and kitchen certification. 5:30pm-7:00pm

Young Men’s Sport’s And Food Gathering!

June 14, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

In this class we will be playing organized sports and eating food to build positive space and empowerment for young men. 5:30pm-7:00pm

 

One Day Boot Camp!

June 16, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Young people in the Back on Track Enriched Preparation will be having introductions, expectations, team building  activities and growth mindset. This will be from 12:00 pm-3:00 pm at the Life Skills Academy. Lunch will be provided.

Career In Focus Series: Weekly Deep Dive

June 19, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This class will focus on Respect in the Workplace and is a part of a 4-week series of in-depth information about succeeding in a job & career. 1:00pm-2:30pm Incentives & Lunch will be provided.

Gourmet Grub Course!

June 19, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

this course learn from professional chiefs basics of cooking gourmet grub and job skills for the future. This training program can be used as a reference for job employment and kitchen certification. 5:30pm-7:00pm

Want To Be In TLP?

June 20, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This is an informative session for all young people who are interested in New Day’s transitional living program. This class is required in order to have a first interview and will be held once a month. Our program expectations and requirements will be explained. Come prepared with all of your questions! Instructor: Laura Sanchez 5:30pm-7:00pm

Career In focus Series: Weekly Deep Dive!

June 26, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This class will focus on Managing Time In The Workplace and is a part of a 4-week series of in-depth information about succeeding in a job & career. 1:00pm-2:30pm Incentives & Lunch will be provided.

Gourmet Grub Course!

June 26, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

In this course learn from professional chiefs basics of cooking gourmet grub and job skills for the future. This training program can be used as a reference for job employment and kitchen certification. 5:30pm-7:00pm

 

Enlace Communitario: Young Women Growing Together with Food!

June 28, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This class will focus on young women learning healthy boundaries for relationships and building community together with food! 5:30pm-7:00pm

 

Enlace Communitario: Young Women Growing Together with Food!

June 28, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This class will focus on young women learning healthy boundaries for relationships and building community together with food! 5:30pm-7:00pm

 

Career In Focus Series: Weekly Deep Dive

July 3, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This class will focus on Communicating With Your Boss And Peers and is a part of a 4-week series of in-depth information about succeeding in a job & career. 1:00pm-2:30pm Incentives & Lunch will be provided.

Career In Focus Series: Weekly Deep Dive

July 10, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This class will focus on Teamwork and is a part of a 4-week series of in-depth information about succeeding in a job & career. 1:00pm-2:30pm Incentives & Lunch will be provided.

One Day Boot Camp!

July 14, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Young people in the Back on Track Enriched Preparation will be having introductions, expectations, team building  activities and growth mindset. This will be from 12:00 pm-3:00 pm at the Life Skills Academy. Lunch will be provided.

One Day Boot Camp!

August 11, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Young people in the Back on Track Enriched Preparation will be having introductions, expectations, team building  activities and growth mindset. This will be from 12:00 am-3:00 pm at the Life Skills Academy. Lunch will be provided.

Higher Education

LSA offers classes to help students develop their career plans.  Whether the goal is to complete a GED, get into college/trade school or land a job/internship, we have a class that can help.


Gourmet Grub Course

May 29, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

In this course learn from professional chiefs basics of cooking gourmet grub and job skills for the future. This training program can be used as a reference for job employment and kitchen certification. 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

 

CHANGE THE COURSE: ANTI-BIAS & ANTI BULLYING PROGRAM

May 29, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Change the Course provides training to all school community members to support a caring and inclusive culture. Participants increase empathy  and learn to speak up and take action against bias, social cruelty, bullying,  and exclusion. The Change the Course curriculum focuses on: Self-Awareness, Critical Thinking, Courage and Skills. 4:00 pm-6:00 pm at Life Skills Academy. Stipends will be given to those who complete all 6 classes.

CHANGE THE COURSE: ANTI-BIAS & ANTI BULLYING PROGRAM

May 31, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Change the Course provides training to all school community members to support a caring and inclusive culture. Participants increase empathy  and learn to speak up and take action against bias, social cruelty, bullying,  and exclusion. The Change the Course curriculum focuses on: Self-Awareness, Critical Thinking, Courage and Skills. 4:00 pm-6:00 pm at Life Skills Academy. Stipends will be given to those who complete all 6 classes.

U.N.I.T.Y. Leadership Team Meeting( Don't Count For TLP)

June 4, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Unity Youth Leadership Team: (Uniting Neighborhoods Involving the Youth)All young people ages 16-22 are welcome. These meeting are for young people who are interested in creating change around young people experiencing homelessness, community needs and youth voice in the Life Skills Academy community. These meetings do not count for entering the TLP program. However, food and drinks are provided, community service is welcome and a possible stipend in the future may happen. Adult Lead: Nicole Leyba & Cesar Gonzalez 4:30pm-6:00pm

CHANGE THE COURSE: ANTI-BIAS & ANTI BULLYING PROGRAM

June 5, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Change the Course provides training to all school community members to support a caring and inclusive culture. Participants increase empathy  and learn to speak up and take action against bias, social cruelty, bullying,  and exclusion. The Change the Course curriculum focuses on: Self-Awareness, Critical Thinking, Courage and Skills. 4:00 pm-6:00 pm at Life Skills Academy. Stipends will be given to those who complete all 6 classes.

CHANGE THE COURSE: ANTI-BIAS & ANTI BULLYING PROGRAM!

June 7, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Change the Course provides training to all school community members to support a caring and inclusive culture. Participants increase empathy  and learn to speak up and take action against bias, social cruelty, bullying,  and exclusion. The Change the Course curriculum focuses on: Self-Awareness, Critical Thinking, Courage and Skills. 4:00 pm-6:00 pm at Life Skills Academy. Stipends will be given to those who complete all 6 classes.

Gourmet Grub Course!

June 12, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

In this course learn from professional chiefs basics of cooking gourmet grub and job skills for the future. This training program can be used as a reference for job employment and kitchen certification. 5:30pm-7:00pm

One Day Boot Camp!

June 16, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Young people in the Back on Track Enriched Preparation will be having introductions, expectations, team building  activities and growth mindset. This will be from 12:00 pm-3:00 pm at the Life Skills Academy. Lunch will be provided.

Career In Focus Series: Weekly Deep Dive

June 19, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This class will focus on Respect in the Workplace and is a part of a 4-week series of in-depth information about succeeding in a job & career. 1:00pm-2:30pm Incentives & Lunch will be provided.

Gourmet Grub Course!

June 19, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

this course learn from professional chiefs basics of cooking gourmet grub and job skills for the future. This training program can be used as a reference for job employment and kitchen certification. 5:30pm-7:00pm

Career In focus Series: Weekly Deep Dive!

June 26, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This class will focus on Managing Time In The Workplace and is a part of a 4-week series of in-depth information about succeeding in a job & career. 1:00pm-2:30pm Incentives & Lunch will be provided.

Gourmet Grub Course!

June 26, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

In this course learn from professional chiefs basics of cooking gourmet grub and job skills for the future. This training program can be used as a reference for job employment and kitchen certification. 5:30pm-7:00pm

 

Career In Focus Series: Weekly Deep Dive

July 3, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This class will focus on Communicating With Your Boss And Peers and is a part of a 4-week series of in-depth information about succeeding in a job & career. 1:00pm-2:30pm Incentives & Lunch will be provided.

Career In Focus Series: Weekly Deep Dive

July 10, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This class will focus on Teamwork and is a part of a 4-week series of in-depth information about succeeding in a job & career. 1:00pm-2:30pm Incentives & Lunch will be provided.

One Day Boot Camp!

July 14, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Young people in the Back on Track Enriched Preparation will be having introductions, expectations, team building  activities and growth mindset. This will be from 12:00 pm-3:00 pm at the Life Skills Academy. Lunch will be provided.

One Day Boot Camp!

August 11, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Young people in the Back on Track Enriched Preparation will be having introductions, expectations, team building  activities and growth mindset. This will be from 12:00 am-3:00 pm at the Life Skills Academy. Lunch will be provided.

Community Engagement

LSA offers classes to help students get integrated in their communities.  These classes help develop leadership skills and provide opportunities for mentorship and volunteering.


CHANGE THE COURSE: ANTI-BIAS & ANTI BULLYING PROGRAM!

June 7, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Change the Course provides training to all school community members to support a caring and inclusive culture. Participants increase empathy  and learn to speak up and take action against bias, social cruelty, bullying,  and exclusion. The Change the Course curriculum focuses on: Self-Awareness, Critical Thinking, Courage and Skills. 4:00 pm-6:00 pm at Life Skills Academy. Stipends will be given to those who complete all 6 classes.

Pride Parade Social!

June 9, 2018 | 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

New Day young people will gather to honor and celebrate LGBTQIA identity for Pride Day and will be a part of a float that will be giving away recourse cards and candy away for community support and celebration. 9:30am-1:00pm

U.N.I.T.Y. YOUTH(DON’T COUNT FOR TLP) LEADERSHIP TEAM

June 11, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

(Uniting Neighborhoods Involving the Youth)All young people ages 16-22 are welcome. These meeting are for young people who are interested in creating change around young people experiencing homelessness, community needs and youth voice in the Life Skills Academy community. These meetings do not count for entering the TLP program. However, food and drinks are provided, community service is welcome and a possible stipend in the future may happen. Adult Lead: Nicole Leyba & Cesar Gonzalez 4:30pm-6:00pm

U.N.I.T.Y. YOUTH(DON’T COUNT FOR TLP) LEADERSHIP TEAM

June 18, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

(Uniting Neighborhoods Involving the Youth)All young people ages 16-22 are welcome. These meeting are for young people who are interested in creating change around young people experiencing homelessness, community needs and youth voice in the Life Skills Academy community. These meetings do not count for entering the TLP program. However, food and drinks are provided, community service is welcome and a possible stipend in the future may happen. Adult Lead: Nicole Leyba & Cesar Gonzalez 4:30 pm-6:00 pm

U.N.I.T.Y. YOUTH(DON’T COUNT FOR TLP) LEADERSHIP TEAM

June 25, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

(Uniting Neighborhoods Involving the Youth)All young people ages 16-22 are welcome. These meeting are for young people who are interested in creating change around young people experiencing homelessness, community needs and youth voice in the Life Skills Academy community. These meetings do not count for entering the TLP program. However, food and drinks are provided, community service is welcome and a possible stipend in the future may happen. Adult Lead: Nicole Leyba & Cesar Gonzalez 4:30 pm-6:00 pm