Posts in: "Reconnecting Youth"

Education Through Poverty Barriers

Digging through garbage for food. Stealing clothes. Unplanned pregnancy. Ingrid faced an uphill battle in keeping up in school. See how she got back on track with Reconnecting Youth. Read Article

The ‘Key’ to Reconnecting Youth

Banks thrive when the community they serve thrives. That’s just one reason Key Bank Pacific Region President Carol Nelson cares about giving back. KeyBank is a partner in our Reconnecting Youth work, ensuring students stay on track to graduate. Carol also has a personal stake in Reconnecting Youth – she’s seen nonprofits from both sides, as a board member and a recipient of services. Read Article

Overcoming Education Roadblocks

High school is a tough time for most. Peer pressure, fitting in...add living in different countries and keeping up with all the different education systems. Meet Nimco, who never gave up on herself. She completed high school through Reconnecting Youth and paved her own path toward her dreams. Read Article

“You’re Hired” is Just the Beginning for Anna

Anna heard the words “You’re hired” at the 100k Opportunities Initiative Job Fair in Seattle. The one day event brings together more than 30 employers looking to fill positions with more than one-thousand youth looking for employment opportunities. Read Article