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News by tag: success story

02/07/2018
An Inspiration to All – Success Story

Working with the TAY population has been intrinsically rewarding, with each interaction, good or bad, helps me realize how valuable this work is, and how much our services are appreciated and needed. This rings particularly true with one young man, Jesus Lopez, who has proven that failure is never fatal.Read more.

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09/21/2016
Meet Jonathan “Johnny” Calero Sanchez

Johnny Calero Sanchez joined the Success Center San Francisco family as a Program Assistant in June 2016.  SCSF staffers who work with him will likely tell you…read more of Johnny’s story .

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02/03/2016
Meet George Waskey, Program Assistant

My name is George Waskey. I’m a Yup’ik Eskimo from a small town called Mountain Village, Alaska with roughly 1,000 people residing there. I started working for the Western Addition Career Center over the summer as an intern. Now, I’m the Program Assistant…Read George’s story.

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01/20/2016
Brewing Up Success in Career and Art

Shamir Couvsin came to Success Center SF in the fall of 2014, hoping to get his GED. He’d attended a host of schools, staying at each for only short periods of time. But even with these challenges, our staff noticed Shamir was very active, liked to participate in activities, and was a creative thinking young man. Read Shamir’s study.

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12/02/2015
Success Story – Taesha’s Story

My first encounter with Taesha Walker was when I was interviewing candidates at a JobsNow Job Fair. What stood out the most to me about her was her determination and drive to be the best parent she could be for her two young sons. Read her story.

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11/05/2015
Success Story – Racing to the Top

Andrew first came to our BT Express program in January. He was a 17-year-old who already was very active as a street racer. He’d even dropped out of school because he had dreams of joining a professional racing team. Read the rest of his story.

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09/04/2015
Success Story: Persistence, Great Followthrough Earns the Job

Britney indicated that she was looking build a career and was dissatisfied with the many dead end jobs that were always temporary, leading her to a cycle of unemployment. Read Britney’s story.

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07/22/2015
Overcoming Obstacles to Succeed – A Success Story

Nina is a young woman who has faced many obstacles in her 19 years of life. One of those is that she had not obtained her High School Diploma/GED.  Read her Success Story.

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07/13/2015
Success Story: DeSean – Engineering his Future with Education

DeSean, 17 years old, was referred to the Early Morning Study Academy (EMSA) by his probation officer who saw his potential right off. She indicated that it should only take a matter of weeks for him to achieve his GED for he was so bright. Read his Success Story.

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07/07/2015
Success Story – Finding Career Success at SF Warehouse

Lonnie Tuck, Deputy Director of the Western Addition Career Center, developed a relationship with a staffing agency looking to find warehouse workers for a cold storage company. Recruitment and prescreening events were advertised in search of qualified job seekers.

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