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1655 Eagle Drive
· Mobile, Alabama 36605
Phone (251) 470-1728 · Fax (251) 470-0582

 

History

The Clinton L. Johnson Center for Economic Development is the brainchild of Mobile City Councilman Clinton L. Johnson.  His concept was to create a resource center that would provide Mobilians in and around his council district with job training and the assistance required to achieve economic independence.

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the CLJCED is to equip low- and moderate-income individuals with resources that promote economic self-sufficiency.

 

The Facility

The 25,000 sq. ft. center includes administrative offices, a resource and technology center, a retail store, a small business incubator, and a child development center.

 

JobTech Resource Technology Center

JobTech provides assistance to residents who seek to enhance their functional technology skills for the workforce. JobTech also includes a business resource library that has many books, videos, magazines and other resources to assist residents with business planning, financial planning, marketing, etc. USA Today and the Mobile Register are received daily. High-speed Internet access is also available.

 

Small Business Incubator

The incubator has office space available for small start-up businesses or companies that have been in business for less than three years. Renting space in an incubator allows residents convenient access to a furnished office, fax machine, copier, computer, audio/video equipment, and a conference room. For leasing information, call (251) 470-0556.

 

Child Development Center

The Center offers on-site child daycare services and after-school care for children ages 18 months to 12 years old. Each age group has a pre-planned curriculum. Computer skills are taught, and students take field trips. Operating hours are Mondays-Fridays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (251) 470-8603.

 

Career Development Programs

 

GED Tutoring

General Educational Development ("GED") assessment and preparation are available at the CLJCED. These activities are held to help high school dropouts prepare to take the GED Test, a high school equivalency test. Those who pass the test receive a high school equivalency certificate. GED assessments are given at the Center on Fridays. After completing this test, students will attend preparation classes until they are prepared to take the official GED Test. MHB offers both morning and afternoon class sessions. For more information about the Center's GED activities, call (251) 470-1728.

  

Small Business Development Workshops

Residents interested in owning their own business can attend free workshops at CLJCED. These workshops are offered weekly by the SBD and are open to residents within the city limits of Mobile. For more information on classes and schedules, call (251) 470-0556.

 

SWEET-P Summer Jobs Program

Affordable Housing residents ages 16-23 can apply for a summer job through SWEET-P (Summer Work Employment Experience Training Program). Applications are usually accepted in December and due in March. For more information about SWEET-P, call (251) 470-0226.

Clinton L. Johnson Center for Economic Development
1655 Eagle Drive · Mobile, Alabama 36605
Phone (251) 470-1728 · Fax (251) 470-0582

 

 

 

 


1655 Eagle Drive
· Mobile, Alabama 36605
Phone (251) 470-1728 · Fax (251) 470-0582

 

History

The Clinton L. Johnson Center for Economic Development is the brainchild of Mobile City Councilman Clinton L. Johnson.  His concept was to create a resource center that would provide Mobilians in and around his council district with job training and the assistance required to achieve economic independence.

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the CLJCED is to equip low- and moderate-income individuals with resources that promote economic self-sufficiency.

 

The Facility

The 25,000 sq. ft. center includes administrative offices, a resource and technology center, a retail store, a small business incubator, and a child development center.

 

JobTech Resource Technology Center

JobTech provides assistance to residents who seek to enhance their functional technology skills for the workforce. JobTech also includes a business resource library that has many books, videos, magazines and other resources to assist residents with business planning, financial planning, marketing, etc. USA Today and the Mobile Register are received daily. High-speed Internet access is also available.

 

Small Business Incubator

The incubator has office space available for small start-up businesses or companies that have been in business for less than three years. Renting space in an incubator allows residents convenient access to a furnished office, fax machine, copier, computer, audio/video equipment, and a conference room. For leasing information, call (251) 470-0556.

 

Child Development Center

The Center offers on-site child daycare services and after-school care for children ages 18 months to 12 years old. Each age group has a pre-planned curriculum. Computer skills are taught, and students take field trips. Operating hours are Mondays-Fridays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (251) 470-8603.

 

Career Development Programs

 

GED Tutoring

General Educational Development ("GED") assessment and preparation are available at the CLJCED. These activities are held to help high school dropouts prepare to take the GED Test, a high school equivalency test. Those who pass the test receive a high school equivalency certificate. GED assessments are given at the Center on Fridays. After completing this test, students will attend preparation classes until they are prepared to take the official GED Test. MHB offers both morning and afternoon class sessions. For more information about the Center's GED activities, call (251) 470-1728.

  

Small Business Development Workshops

Residents interested in owning their own business can attend free workshops at CLJCED. These workshops are offered weekly by the SBD and are open to residents within the city limits of Mobile. For more information on classes and schedules, call (251) 470-0556.

 

SWEET-P Summer Jobs Program

Affordable Housing residents ages 16-23 can apply for a summer job through SWEET-P (Summer Work Employment Experience Training Program). Applications are usually accepted in December and due in March. For more information about SWEET-P, call (251) 470-0226.

Clinton L. Johnson Center for Economic Development
1655 Eagle Drive · Mobile, Alabama 36605
Phone (251) 470-1728 · Fax (251) 470-0582