Jay, 35 years old, grew up in Las Vegas, is married and spends most of his time with his family. After doing some research, he decided that becoming a truck driver through the CDL company would be…
Staff from both the Back on Track organization, which helps students who are lagging behind in school to complete their high school degrees, and Communities in Schools, which provides supportive…
We will continue to cultivate new relationships with regional and national organizations and foundations to provide sustaining support for our Las Vegas programs. One such organization we currently…
WLC members have contributed more than 48 volunteer hours in support of Spread the Word Nevada, a community-based organization that exposes young children to books. Many thanks to WLC members Holly…
United Way of Southern Nevada's Day of Caring was a beautiful tapestry of Leaders in Training (a college prep nonprofit), Teach for America, Chicanos por la Causa and UWSN synergies. Leaders in…
Originally from the Philippines, Grace was unable to attend college due to overwhelming medical bills. Fortunately, she was able to enroll in ITWorks, an information technology training program…
After four years of worrying how she would get her next meal and where she would lay her head at night, Delores Monteiro was bone weary of life on the streets. She shared with UWSN that “losing my…
Pam experienced a dark childhood filled with both verbal and physical abuse, and was unable to find a way to cope with the challenges surrounding her that were beyond her control. With the support of…

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