Refer to Congreso E3

The E3 Program is designed to help out-of-school youth achieve educational, career and personal goals. Three E’s stand for: Education, Employment and Empowerment Congreso’s E3 Center is one of three E3 Centers in Philadelphia, serves 175 students annually. Classes are held Monday-Thursday, in morning and afternoon sessions. Students are accepted on a monthly rolling basis and can walk in to apply, or a referring party can make a referral.

  • Prepare for GED exam
  • Empowerment support
  • Job readiness Training
  • Post-secondary transitions preparation and college/career placement assistance
  • Days / Times: Monday-Friday, morning and afternoon sessions [part-time]
  • Length: individualized plan
  • cost $0


  • Out of school and/or returning from juvenile justice placement.
  • 17-21 years old
  • Philadelphia resident.
  • Must be seeking to elevate their academic achievement and pursue long-term personal and professional goals.

**Students who have already completed their diploma may also apply so long as they meet the other eligibility requirements


  • Open enrollment



Johanna Morales
E3 Center Program Manager, 215-763-8870 x7245