What Is “A Path to Prosperity”?

“A Path to Prosperity” is a Paid Job Training Program through Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, Inc. and the Philadelphia Roadmap to Safer Communities. This program engages young men between the ages of 18-34. However, all are welcome. This wonderful opportunity was developed to combat the violence in North Philadelphia by providing career pathways for young men.

When are classes taught?

Classes are taught Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 PM-4 PM at the PHA Workforce Development Office 2300 Master Street Entrance on 23rd Street Side.


Frequently Asked Questions

How can we register?

Facilitator of the Program: Ms. Nicole Cobb, Program Manager for A Path to Prosperity via email or phone 610-952-2184 ncobb@mercyneighbors.org


How can we match clients in need of your services?

Participants should have proof of the following

  1. HS Diploma or GED certification.
  2. Valid Driver’s License or State ID.
  3. Social Security Number via SSn card or government document
  4. Covid- 19 vaccine

Working email and cell phone.

 The willingness to commit to a 4 week program on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 pm to 4pm.

What is the intake process?

In-person 2-page application and submission of vital documents/resume.


What documentation is needed for registration?

  • State-Issued ID
  • SSN Card
  • Covid-19 vaccine card
  • Resume
  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate

2023 Class Schedule

April 2023 – Cohort 1:

Week 1:       Tuesday, April 11th Orientation

Thursday, April 13th (Job Retention/ 30 sec Speech)

Week 2:     Tuesday, April 18th (Cover letters & Resume 1 workshop)

Thursday, April 20th (Resume 2 workshop & Thank You Notes)

Week 3:       Tuesday, April 25th (Modern Behavioral Interviewing) 

Thursday, April 27th (How to Ace the Interview)

Week 4:       Tuesday, May 2nd (Mock Interviews)

                     Thursday, May 4th (Indeed/LinkedIn Presence)

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