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Meet Emily

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Workforce Challenge

Emily a young 17 year old single mother of one was referred to us by the learning center. She was just a few weeks from having her high school diploma complete. Emily was in need of assistance to complete her education so that she could become a nurse.

Workforce Solution

With the assistance of the WIA youth program Emily was able to enroll in 12 hours of general education courses that she needed for her LPN. The WIA program was able to assist her with support for travel, child care and a basic allowance so she could focus on her studies. WIA also assisted her financially in her CNA and CMA class. She attended workshops that taught her basic skills for job assistance.

Outcomes & Benefits

Emily has completed all of her general education courses and her CNA and CMA classes with very high grades. Emily has applied for acceptance in an LPN program.

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