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Educational Workshops

You Are Invited to Participate in a Study!

“Empowering Racial and Ethnic Minority, Transition-Age Youth to Achieve Health Equity and Become Community Change Agents - Phase II”

This study aims to educate and empower racial and ethnic minority, transition-age youth to achieve positive health outcomes and become advocates for health equity in their communities. You will be one of 180 individuals who will participate in two (2) one-hour workshops, two (2) 1.5 hour workshops, and three (3) 15-minute follow-up sessions over a three (3) month period (30, 60, and 90 days).

You can participate in the virtual, online educational workshops, related to these subjects:

  • Fair, Affordable, and Safe Housing
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Job Training, Employment, and Entrepreneurship
  • Mental and Emotional Health
  • Public Safety and Re-Entry Programs


To be eligible, you have to:

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 25 years old.
  • Identify as African-American/Black; Hispanic/Latino/Spanish origin; American Indian or Alaska Native; Asian; Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander; Bi-Racial, or Multi-racial.
  • Live in the State of Indiana (one of the 92 counties).


If you agree to participate, you will receive up to $175 in incentives for the four (4) workshops and three (3) follow-up sessions.

To learn more, please click here or contact us by phone at 1-800-798-6613.

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Workforce Development

Tough Start Incorporated (TSI) is an eligible training provider (ETP) for the State of Indiana (Workforce Development).  Grant funds may be available for those who qualify.  Please check out our programs on the INTraining website.