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Breaking the Cycle of Latino Poverty and Empowering

Berks Latino Workforce Development Corporation (also known as TecCentroBerks)is a nonprofit organization established in 2019 in Reading, Pennsylvania. Part of our mission is to empower the Hispanic population in Berks County.

Our focus is education and workforce development that leads to family self-sufficiency. When a family is self-sufficient, it breaks out of the cycle of poverty and empowers the next generations, enriching the foundation of our communities. Our vision is a better Reading free of poverty and economic barriers, providing quality jobs and economic equity for all Latinos in Berks County.

At Berks Latino Workforce Development Corporation, we offer services such as English as a Second Language Classes, Computer Classes, and Occupational Courses. For example, we have the Nursing Assitant Program, Phlebotomy Program, Virtual Training through IBM SkillsBuild, Financial Education, and Employment. The services are free of cost (FREE), and we have always had open enrollment and the availability to offer our employment services.

For more information, you can visit our office located at 450 S. 6th Street Reading, PA 19601, or call us at (484) 513-3344 / (484) 513-3347.

The original article can be found in the December 2022 issue of Palo Magazine.