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At what cost should relationships continue? Take a look, from the perspective of middle school students.
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Is Poverty a Thang!?
Recently, I decided to do some thorough investigation and research on poverty. I pulled out my iPhone and googled the word... "Poverty." What popped up on the screen were words that are alarming.
WITH YEARS OF PUTTING THE FAMILY'S NEEDS BEFORE HER OWN, DELORES NOW SAYS "ITS MY TIME."
FROM ADAPTING TO A NEW CULTURE, TO BECOMING LEADER OF MUSA, FRANCIA SZYMCZAK HAS CONQUERED SMALL THINGS TO FULFILL HER BIG DREAMS.
For this father and daughter, Darryl and Mikayla Simpson, credit was more than just a score. Read their story about their learning experiences through the Bridges Financial Management Class.
The SJC Bridges Financial Management Class is one of our programs designed to help participants build one of eleven resources needed to move out of poverty. The stories of hope are inspiring. At the graduation of our 2016 Fall class, one participant shared, after living a life where she felt overwhelmed by her financial situation, "I can finally breathe!" Read Maria Sanchez's story of taking steps from the tyranny and instability of life to a life filled with hope and stability.
“Don’t impoverished people live under the bridge?” was the comment left on our Facebook page responding to our #BuildTheBridge campaign.
MANY OF OUR GETTING AHEAD GRADUATES ARE COMMITTED TO APPLYING CONCEPTS LEARNED IN OUR PROGRAMS. DORRINE HENDERSON IS ONE WHO HAS DEDICATED HERSELF. PLEASE READ HER COMPELLING STORY.
Join us by helping to Build The Bridge that will move many families within our community out of poverty. Many families are faced with obstacles and barriers that make it almost impossible to overcome.