Employment Readiness and Youth Empowerment Program


The FLOC HomiesUnion is not just a job, it is a social justice movement!

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If you are interested in applying to be in the Employment Readiness and Youth Empowerment Program, you should take some time to read about FLOC & FLOC Homies Union on this website before you begin filling out your application. Do your research, because it is required that you know who we are for you to have a successful interview.

In addition to your application you will need to send us a brief 1-2 minute video explaining what social justice means to you personally in regards to your culture and identity whatever that may be and include an example from your life.

Social Justice imposes on each of us, including you, a personal responsibility to work with others to determine, decide and fight injustices collectively to make the changes you want to see within you, your family, community, police, school, and workplace. If you are under the age of 18, please have your parent/guardian give you permission to send us your brief video in the beginning of your video.

Below are a few terms that will be helpful to understand before you begin the application process. Please review these terms, and then click the “start application” button below. If you don’t know the meaning of any word(s) please use a dictionary.

Definition of a Movement: a group of people working together to advance their shared political, social, or artistic ideas.

“The Labor Movement”
The Labour movement or Labor movement respectively are general terms for the collective organization of working people developed to represent and campaign for better working conditions and treatment from their employers and, by the implementation of labor and employment laws within their governments.

“A Movement to Declare War on Poverty”

“The Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement”
The Chicano Movement of the 1960s, also called the Chicano Civil Rights Movement or El Movimiento, was a civil rights movement extending the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s with the stated goal of achieving Mexican American empowerment.

“The Civil Rights Movement”
Through nonviolent protest, the civil rights movement of the 1950s and ’60s broke the pattern of public facilities’ being segregated by “race” in the South and achieved the most important breakthrough in equal-rights legislation for African Americans since the Reconstruction period

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