Financial Empowerment Center

Whether it's personal finance, business growth, or nonprofit development needs, FEC has got you covered.
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Job TrainingJob Development​

Our career coaches are ready to provide one-on-one job search and resume assistance to job seekers. We continue to hear from employers who are hiring - let our coaches provide guidance during this process. ​
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Y-EXCL

Youth Excel Into Careers & Leadership at the Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families.
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Men on the Move

A career closet where men who have been selected for a job interview and have clothing needs will have a personal shopping experience.
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Workforce Training Academy

Looking for a rewarding career, but in need of additional training?​ Workforce Training Academy (WTA) can help. Classes and materials are FREE​ to qualified applicants.​
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Opportunity Passport

A financial education and matched savings program that helps youth make a successful transition to adulthood.
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Small Business

Help your business with management and operations, marketing plans, products and service, Social Media, registering your business with the state and federally, business identity and more.
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Non-Profit SupportNon-Profit Support

This program is an investment in the growth of non profit organizations in the Greater Des Moines area. ​
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Education

ELL, Digital Literacy, Marketing and Branding, Business Application, and more.​
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Parenting

Whether your child is a baby, toddler, middle-schooler, or teenager, take a class with a parenting expert that helps you improve your family’s overall happiness.
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All Programs

Digital Literacy (Basic)

You will learn: -Microsoft Word Basics, Email, Internet Safety, Internet Searching, Job Applications, and storing documents.
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Digital Literacy (Advanced)

You will learn: -Microsoft Word Basics, Email, Internet Safety, Internet Searching, Job Applications, and storing documents.
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Financial Empowerment Center

​Take charge of your finances! [Learn More]



Men on the Move

A career closet where men who have been selected for a job interview and have clothing needs will have a personal shopping experience.
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Career Fairs

Various employers onsite to meet and greet, interview, and complete applications for their employment opportunities.
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Strong african american famiiles program, click to learn more Strong African-American Families

Youth 6th to 9th grade and parents/caregivers work together to improve communication, develop goals and increase understanding of one another.

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Workforce Training Academy

Earn a certificate for a career in a high-demand field, such as manufacturing, transportation, business administration, health care, or hospitality.

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YouthBuild

YouthBuild is a seven-month program for young adults that combines preparation for your High School Equivalency test with on-the-job construction training.

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Nonprofit Bootcamp

Nonprofit Bootcamp is a four-week course that provides nonprofit leaders access to expertise in accounting, marketing, grant writing, and more.

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HiSET

The HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) has replaced the GED in Iowa. HiSET prep classes are held several days a week for eight weeks at the Evelyn K. Davis Center.

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Masters Business Bootcamp

Leads existing small businesses to the next level of success. Learn from marketing, accounting, and strategic professionals in this six-week course.
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Summer Youth Experience Program

Seeking to make a difference for local youth by providing them with work-readiness training and workplace experience.

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