I CAN BE – A new training to employment program is recruiting

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Center for Workforce Development

Individual Career Advancement Now! Be Empowered!

A Job Training & Placement program designed to connect Ready-Now Workers to Ready-Now Jobs!



I CAN BE is a pilot program designed to raise employment levels and increase economic stability in the most impoverished neighborhoods in Louisville and prepare residents for available jobs with local employers. UPS is the lead partner with the Louisville Urban League on the program and many other local employers are being added now.

I CAN BE is a focused effort to recruit, prepare and connect individuals who reside primarily in the zip codes of 40203, 40210, 40211, and 40212 to work at UPS and other businesses in Louisville Metro.

I CAN BE will create a pool of Ready Now Workers for Ready Now Jobs in industries such as logistics/distribution, healthcare, retail, etc.. The Louisville Urban League will utilize a network of collaborators including churches, community-based organizations, community centers, education institutions, and others in the target area to identify, recruit, prepare and connect qualified candidates for available positions.


The Louisville Urban League is recruiting for a new Training to Employment program called I CAN BE.

You are Invited to a
Community Outreach and Orientation Session
to recruit participants for the I CAN BE program on:

Monday, June 24, 2013
@ 5:00 PM
Louisville Urban League
1535 West Broadway
Louisville, KY 40203

The profile of individuals sought for the initiative include:

  • Reside primarily in zip codes: 40203, 40210, 40211, 40212
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Physically able to do sort/lift/load consistently up to 70#
  • Possess a Valid Drivers License
  • Pass background check
  • Pass drug screen
  • Possess Reliable Transportation (preferred)

Participants are selected for hire by partnering companies
before training and start work immediately following
completion of training.


For more information:

Visit www.ICanBeEmpowered.com

Email info

Call (502) 566-3371


Host an I CAN BE Outreach/Orientation Session

We are looking for more places to hold Orientation Sessions in the target zip code area. If your organization, church, or group would like to host an outreach/orientation session, please call or email us.

Louisville Urban League Mission:

As an active partner, leader and catalyst we will assist African Americans, other minority groups and the disadvantaged to attain social and economic equality and stability through direct services and advocacy. The Louisville Urban League is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization serving the Louisville community since 1921. The Louisville Urban League provides workforce development services, housing services, and youth development & education services to more than 11,000 annually. For more information about the League and its programs, visit www.lul.org MUW%20New1.GIFnul1.jpg

Louisville Urban League

1535 West Broadway, Louisville, KY 40203

(502) 585-4622 www.lul.org

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