“Empowering, Strengthening and Uniting the Community to uplift the Community.”
NERCI is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization that is supported solely by in-kind giving.
The Northeast Resource Center, Inc., (“NERCI”) is a non-profit organization found by Marilyn Long in May of 1997 and dedicated to improving the lives of youth, young adults and the unemployed through education and training. NERCI has served the Oklahoma City metropolitan area by developing partnerships with community and business leaders who acknowledge education as a viable means of empowering people.
NERCI’s mission is to facilitate and provide direct educational and training resources to youth, young adults and underemployed individuals in an effort to combat unemployment and neighborhood deterioration to raise the economic standards and improve the quality of life and living standards in the State of Oklahoma.
NERCI’s overall goal is to develop a basic skill program that is attractive and useful to youth, young adults and underemployed individuals. Our clients experience overwhelming stress, health crises, mismanagement of negative emotions and conflicts, and, thus are at greater risk.
NERCI have developed a curriculum of twelve week sessions, known as “Keys to Success.”
This program is designed to prepare youth, young adults and adults for life in the 21st Century and the workplace. Specifically, our curriculum focuses on developing the whole person through the following courses:
o Life in the workforce
· Tools you need to succeed in the workplace
o Economic Empowerment
· Practices for managing your finances
o Healthy living
· How to exercising and eating right ensures success
o Discovering Your Potential
· Get motivated about life
· Here I come – certified instruction and preparation to receive your GED
o Computer 101
· Comprehensive instruction on using computers
o Literacy Program
· Tutors and materials to improve reading skills
NERCI clients receive jobs and life skills training ranging from writing letters to completing applications and building resumes.
We provide a wide range of services, classes and training to assist our clients in obtaining a better standard of living and a better lifestyle.
Our Job services include; completing applications, writing letters, dress for success etiquette classes, GED classes, basic computer skills, software training and financial management courses.
Students are able to set the pace of their education upon graduation will earn a certificate of completion from NERCI and our Partner Langston University.