Mistaken Identity Foundation * 9701 Apollo Drive, Suite 100A * Largo, Maryland 20774 * 240 - 825 - 4868
You Can Make A Difference

Below are our programs as well as programs Mistaken Identity is partnering with to help ensure our young adults have as many opportunities as possible to not only succeed but the thrive! CLICK HERE to obtain more information or to sign up for one of the programs today!

Across the country, Mistaken Identity Foundation is working with partners who have similar missions to educate young adults on enhanced life skills and entrepreneurial training.

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Our programs focus on: 

  • Young adults between the ages of 16-26

  • Returning citizens 16+

  • Children who have incarcerated parents

Current Training Workshops:

  • MI Awakening - Social and Emotional education that enables the restructuring of one's foundation in life, so they can change their mindsets, translate frustrations and turn fears into more productive lifestyles

  • Legitimize your hustle (LYH) Entrepreneurial Workshop: Turn a hobby into a job and a job into a business

  • Using life experiences to build the best resume

Mistaken Identity Foundation proudly partners with the Youth Career Center powered by Eckerd Connect!

We proudly help them service out-of-school youth ages 18-24 by together offering:

  • Basic skills and pre-GED training

  • 3-day Social and Emotional Intelligence Training

  • Workplace Excellence training curriculum developed by employers

  • Leadership development using The Only Person You Cheat Is You (TOPUCU)

  • Financial literacy training

  • 6-days of paid job shadowing

  • 125 hours of paid work experience

  • Job placement assistance

  • Referrals for supportive services

  • Training related financial assistance

  • Performance Based incentives

To participate you need to meet the following criteria:

  • Out-of school youth ages 18-24

  • Prince George's County resident

  • Low-income (if applicable)

  • U.S. Citizen or Authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Registered for Selective Service (males only 

AmeriCorps members Get Things Done for America. They build safer, stronger, healthier, and united communities across the country. AmeriCorps improves lives and fosters civic engagement when it matters the most.

AmeriCorps NCCC members strengthen communities and develop leadership skills through direct, team-based service. Teams of young adults, age 18-24, travel across the country to complete projects that meet crucial community needs.

AmeriCorps State & National members engage in a diverse range of service projects at local, regional, and national organizations to address critical community needs of disaster services, economic opportunity, education, healthy futures, environmental stewardship and veterans and military families

 

FEMA Corps members complete projects specifically designed by FEMA to support disaster preparedness and response.