At a young age, Anthony Weber was addicted to PC gaming and refused to leave his room. At age 11, he dropped out of school and didn’t return for almost 10 years–until his father passed away on Anthony’s 21st birthday. He remembered a promise he made to his dad to be the first in his family toContinue reading »
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Experience is Essential
“The thing I am most proud of is my personal growth. This experience has been life changing and will carry me far into a brighter future.” Bridgit (shown above left with AmeriCorps Program Director Danielle Dubois) came to ReSOURCE in the fall of 2017 as a Reach Up participant hoping to gain office skillsContinue reading »
Profile: Life’s Big Lessons
When Naomi was 16, she was dealing with alcohol addiction, homelessness, and the loss of a loved one. When she dropped out of high school, a friend, a past YouthBuild member, recommended YouthBuild to her. Without any expectations, Naomi joined. After enrolling in YouthBuild, she gained math and reading skills, earned her high schoolContinue reading »