01/30/2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced $85 million in grants will be awarded to YouthBuild programs in 32 states.
YouthBuild is an education and training program with a strong pre-apprenticeship component that helps at-risk youth complete high school or state equivalency degree programs …

03/07/2017

February 2017 was a big month at the Success Center. Three new outstanding professionals have joined the Employment team beefing up the current staff to 10 employment specialists.

02/03/2016

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.

01/20/2016

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.

12/02/2015

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.

11/05/2015

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.

09/04/2015

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.

07/22/2015

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.

07/13/2015

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.

07/07/2015

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.