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Meet Rebeca

Workforce Challenge

Throughout high school, Rebeca went through many challenges with her living situations and hardships in life. She needed school materials, financial aid support and emotional/mental support.

Workforce Solution

Rebeca was enrolled into the youth program through the Lane Workforce Partnership.

Through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA)program, Rebeca participated in an internship with the Science Factory. She led tours and was able to conduct her own experiments with youth visitors.

The program coordinator was always there for her, helping with school materials and assisting with the financial aid process. Even through hard times, Rebeca always knew that she had the support from the program coordinators.

Outcomes & Benefits

Upon graduation from high school, Rebeca received two scholarships to attend college in New York. She aspires to major in Biology and Cognitive Science, while specializing in Neurology. Rebeca credits her success to the support from the WIA program.


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