A CATALYST FOR CHANGE
The Change Center is a safe, strategically located, center-city partnership facility that provides relational, recreational, leadership development, and job initiatives for teens and young adults.
COMPONENTS THAT WORK
A joint venture between High Profile Enterprises and The Change Center.
The different facets of what the Change Center will work together to create employment and entrepreneurial opportunities.
DIRECT ENTRY LEVEL JOBS AND TRAINING
ENTREPRENEURIAL JOB CREATION
YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING
Youth leadership development for The Change Center includes a Youth 4 Change Advisory Council, comprised of young people, grades five through twelve, who attend inner-city schools. This board will speak for youth in the community and express their needs and ideas while providing leadership development and skill building support.
Entrepreneurial mentorship in The Change Center will match adult mentors from the community with youth and introduce them to the daily operations of The Change Center. This multi-generational mentoring will equip interested youth with employable skills and also help to sustain The Change Center by training youth to eventually operate The Change Center and to mentor others.
In-line hockey will introduce youth to the game of hockey and create opportunities for interested youth to transition into ice hockey. Members of The Knoxville Ice Bears and a number of hockey enthusiasts from the community will train and coach the kids.
RECORDING & MIXING STUDIO
This professional and versatile audio production studio will be run by teens as part of the Job Initiatives program. With top quality audio processing equipment, the studio meets the needs of any artist or band.