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Back to School for Sharon’s Family

September 17, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Updates

Name: Sharon Number of Children: 4 Training: Commercial Driving (CDL) Current Occupation: Driver, Maxam US LLC “I will never forget getting my first paycheck after Climb. I jumped up and down! The next thing I did was go out...

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Gaining Confidence: Congrats to Our Laramie Grads!

September 16, 2019 | Posted in: Recruitment, Updates

“Before Climb, the women in this program said they wanted something different for their kids. They yearned for self-sufficiency, independence, and the skills to navigate personal relationships at home and work. “Because of Climb, I don’t have to worry...

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Building Stability in Life: Congrats to our Teton Area Grads!

August 12, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

“This training, a first for Climb Wyoming’s Teton Area, represents a massive shift in these women’s lives. Many were unemployed or working really part-time jobs with low pay and no benefits before. Now they have this hugely valuable skill...

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Driving for Change: CDL Training in Action!

July 26, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Updates

As Wyoming faces a serious shortage in commercial drivers, Climb runs several CDL trainings. Watch what it takes to learn all the parts of a truck…and then hit the open road.  

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Survival Tools: Improvements in Life and Work Skills

July 19, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Updates

(Above: Climb participants show significant improvements in the skills we all need to survive daily life, including working memory: the ability to remember information and instructions.) Life is stressful. Every day, we are faced with decisions and tasks that...

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Grad’s Perseverance Pays Off with High Wages in the Trucking Industry

July 18, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

(Above: Rachael with her “rig,” which has 18 wheels and can haul 80,000 pounds.) “You become a lot more aware of everything,” says Rachael of being in the driver’s seat of her large Peterbilt truck. Her “rig,” the vehicle...

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The Journey Out of Poverty: Congrats to our Cheyenne Grads!

July 16, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“What really stood out with this group was a collective belief in the importance of their jobs as mothers. Each woman felt strongly that she must earn her children’s trust and become a parent that they deserve and can...

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