The mission of Beyond Careers is to provide education for low-to-moderate income (LMI) families and individuals, students, small businesses and the self-employed to build wealth and foster significant improvements in self-sufficiency.
Beyond Careers is a community-based, 501(c) (3), non-profit organization; founded on July 7, 2003 and received its federal and state tax-exempt certifications on July 9, 2004. This organization was created to address the need of educating Houston’s economically disadvantaged and at-risk high school students.
Beyond Careers provides program activities for underserved, LMI. This includes youth, people with disabilities, veterans, seniors, and ex-offenders. The program will connect our clients to the business world by having business professionals conduct training workshops. Workshops include: Financial education, tax recordkeeping for small businesses and self-employed taxpayers.
In partnership with the Internal Revenue Service -Stakeholders Partnerships, Education & Communication (IRS-SPEC), Beyond Careers will continue to provide free tax preparation services through our mobile Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and conduct Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) outreach.
This program will help our clients successfully move closer to reaching their goal of self-sufficiency which will help with the economic development for our communities.