Capital Commitment is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in 1991 in the District of Columbia. Now located in Capital Heights, Maryland, Capital Commitment serves the metropolitan area. The program prepares participants from economically disadvantaged backgrounds for jobs in the telecommunications industry. The core curriculum focuses on skills training in telephone installation, maintenance and repair.
Capital Commitment's comprehensive approach, encompassing both life skills and technical training organizations. Capital Commitment's program is responsive to the needs of the participants and the employers.
An indicator of the collaboration between the agency and potential employers is Capital Commitment's state-of-the-art facility, designed and sponsored by Norte Networks, Lucent Technologies and Verizon Communications (DC).
Capital Commitment's programs comprise the following components: case management, education, social services support, and telecommunications training. Capital Commitment prides itself in other essential services it provides, among them, conflict resolution, counseling (individual/group), job training and placement, life skills, public speaking, remedial education, and self-esteem building.