PLA UNIVERSITY

Organization name: Phalen Leadership Academies

Program Type

Academic programs

Ages Served:

19-25 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: PLA University is a free workforce development program for any relative of the 10,000 Phalen Leadership Academy scholars. PLA University provides adults with higher earning skills in in-demand fields including Information Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics, Health & Life Sciences, and Entrepreneurship, that offer competitive salaries plus benefits, and the opportunity for future career advancement.
Success Metrics: # of adults who graduate and earn high paying starting salaries; over 10,000 adults out of poverty

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

144

Black or African Americans Annually Served

81%

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

17%

Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Marion
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: N/A

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: $489,000
Initial Start-Up Cost: $1,500,000

Contact Information

Organization Name: Phalen Leadership Academies
Website: https://www.phalenacademies.org/
Respondents Name: Earl Martin Phalen
Email: emphalen@phalenacademies.org
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