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There was a time when the biggest barrier to success Jennifer faced was herself. Eventually, she found Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota’s ReEntry program. When her ReEntry counselor suggested the construction training program, she was skeptical. “I thought ‘Oh my gosh, I can’t do construction,’” she remembers. “But it turned out to be the best thing ever.”
Reynold did not have a lot to smile about when he came to Goodwill-Easter Seals. He was homeless, unemployed and had not seen his daughter in more than two years. Feeling defeated, Reynold became a participant of FATHER Project and set out to become financially stable and good parent.
When Koami arrived in the United States two and a half years ago, he felt like a small fish in a stormy sea. He had big dreams, and knew he had to find support for learning English and finding a career. He found out about Goodwill-Easter Seals' college and career navigation program, which helped him with a self-assessment and exploring good career options.
Slyva Has Taken Charge Of Her Life And Her Dreams
After living through domestic violence, Slyva has taken charge of her life and her dreams. Throughout her journey, she focused her employment goals on serving others. She is proud of the support she received from Goodwill-Easter Seals and has since referred many family members, friends and neighbors to the programs and people who helped her.