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Workforce Development Dept., San Bernardino Co.


Meet Richard

Workforce Challenge

Richard was laid off from his job at an auto body shop and had been struggling to find work for five months. He had always hoped to work in the medical field but family hardship has prevented him from pursuing this career path.

Workforce Solution

A friend suggested Richard connect with San Bernardino's @LIKE youth program which he did. With support from @Like, Richard enrolled in training classes to earn his Certified Nursing Assistant certification.

Outcomes & Benefits

While in school, Richard also found a job as a part-time security guard. He went on to earned a Career Readiness Certificate and pass the state CNA exam.

He is now studying to become a registered nurse at Summit College and continues to work part time.


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