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Meet Deidre

Workforce Challenge

Deidre Johnson was a high school dropout who felt discourage about her life.

Workforce Solution

At age 19 she enrolled in the WIA Youth program through Warren Washington Issaquena Sharkey Community Action Agency (WWISCAA) to attain her GED. Deidre was a model student and came to class every day. She also successfully completed her work experience at the Washington County Circuit Clerk's Office under the Leadership of Barbara Estes Parker.

Outcomes & Benefits

Since receiving her GED, Deidre has been working in the Case Management Unit at WWISCAA. This WIA Youth program helped her get her GED and go from high school dropout to productive employee.


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