Linda Butts

Real people, Linda Butts Towards Employment Alumni I am living proof that you can come from nothing and be something.” I am a product of the foster care system, and I raised my children as a single Mom. I faced obstacles and I found resources. Now I get to tell how I did it. My…

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LaToria Davis

Real people, LaToria Davis Towards Employment Alumni Everybody has a story to tell.” And we don’t often look like what we’ve been through. When I was young, I dreamed of being a teacher – but that’s not me. I started off as a Housekeeper at University Hospitals, and I knew I wanted to grow. I…

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Daryl Rogers

Real people, Daryl Rogers Towards Employment Alumni You got to face it to fix it.” I come from generational incarceration. My father, my cousins, my sister, my brother. I was mentally incarcerated at 4 years old. I have a master’s degree in counselling, I could talk to people about their issues, but the person I…

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Tiara Colbert

Real people, Tiara Colbert Community Health Worker UH Rainbow Center for Women & Children Towards Employment helps to build confidence. They gave me the reassurance that I can go a little bit further, that I can challenge myself to finish. They help remind people they’re not alone, that this is a process.” “Back in 2012…

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Richard Jackson

Real people, Richard Jackson Press Operator/Setter Talan Products I feel like without Towards Employment I would not be on the path that I’m on. I love my job.” “When I started, my short-term goal was to learn the press and the paperwork, and my long-term goal — which now I consider a short-term goal —…

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