Entries by Pam Moore

From Homeless to Housed: A Success Story

When Linda* came to California six years ago, becoming homeless wasn’t part of her plan. She was a nurse in Texas. However, when she relocated to California her license wasn’t valid in this state. To land a nursing job here would cost $8-10,000 and two years of additional schooling. Knowing she had to work, Linda […]

Success Story: Lizette’s Five Year Plan

“This program made me think outside the box… to think about the future, and to have a five year program to improve it. When I finish school I want to find a full time job with benefits, be independent and buy a house. This was possible because of this program, and people who believed in […]