WHO WE ARE
We are a talented group of young immigrant professionals who came to The United States of America to achieve our dream of a quality education to lead productive lives while fulfilling our American Dream. Our founding members are: Florindo Chivucute, Besufekad Feleke, Hanna Yamir.
United Transition Network - UTN aims to provide a platform for immigrants to successfully transition into the American society by enabling them to achieve their full human potential.
The mission of UTN is to unlock the untapped skills and talents of young immigrants of our community by providing them with resources and services that will enable them to secure jobs, provide for their families, and be financially self-sufficient.
ACTIVITIES & OUTPUT
The services that will be provided to the young immigrant professionals and heads of families will be focused on three types of pilot services which are: Education and Career-Driven services, Financial-Driven services and Civic-Driven services.
CAREER DRIVEN SERVICES:
One-on-one mentoring based on individual interests, skills, talents, and qualifications
Career training workshops, including resume-building clinics.
Coaching on how to use social media for building an online professional portfolio.
FINANCIAL DRIVEN SERVICES:
Financial literacy coaching and mentoring on how to manage personal finances (savings & checking)
Understanding credit scores, budgeting of personal finances, and investment.
CIVIC DRIVEN SERVICES:
Cultural sensitivity training so that immigrants can better integrate into the melting pot of American society.
Civic education training so that immigrants know their basic rights, civil liberties, and freedom.
For each of these services our goal is to utilize our founding members' skills, professional backgrounds and their strengths to lead the workshop training for each one of the categorical services/program.