With high school graduations so recently behind us, now’s a great time for us to say thank you. Because of your support, young people like Marité have a renewed chance at education and stability. [...]
Our Reconnecting Youth program has reached nearly 9,000 students, many of whom have earned their GED or high school diploma and are on their way to career success and stability. Read what their [...]
Nafisa was in a new school in a new town and different country. She didn't speak the language. But she fought for her education for years and graduated with help from the Reconnecting Youth program.
A mother addicted to drugs. School councilors telling them to drop out instead of providing help. Losing both parents to cancer. These are reasons we’ve heard this year from young people who have [...]
Seattle can't afford to ignore the potential of youth, including opportunity youth. Meet Eddie, whose dreams stayed in sight through United Way's Reconnecting Youth program.
Losing a parent is incredibly tough. Losing both your parents to cancer when you’re in middle school? Unbearable. 19-year-old Zena of Seattle endured that kind of heartbreak when she was 14. Her [...]