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Committed to Success: Congrats to Our Teton Area Grads!

June 19, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“It takes determination to commit to Climb—this intense training was five days a week and required real personal sacrifices to handle everyday challenges like transportation, housing and childcare. Through Climb, the women found new ways to overcome life’s hardships...

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Making the Leap to Self-sufficiency: Congrats to Our Sweetwater Area Grads!

June 16, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“Many of these single moms were unemployed before Climb and are now able to transition off food stamps and other public assistance. They are making a great leap to self-sufficiency, with starting wages up to $13/hour and benefits like...

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Mastering Patient Care: Congrats to Our Gillette Graduates!

June 8, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“Being a CNA is an intimate job, and in skills training participants have to take turns being both a healthcare provider and a volunteer patient. I saw these women working so hard with each other in both roles to...

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The Powerful Group Experience: Congrats to Our Recent Casper Grads!

June 2, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“Before Climb, these women felt disconnected from other people and pretty alone in the world. They came in really craving the social capital that the Climb program builds for participants. Because they were so willing to share their stories...

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The Wait is Over: Congratulations to Our Recent Cheyenne Graduates!

May 23, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

  “These women recognized the value of having their GEDs and how directly this impacts their ability to obtain higher-paying jobs. They stuck with the program even while navigating some difficult circumstances in life. If some participants passed their...

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Grad Uses Her New Voice to Help 5th-Grade Son

April 6, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

Above: Lisa stands with her two sons (left) and proudly displaying her certificate of completion from Climb’s Certified Nursing Assistant program. “I had a voice before Climb, but it got me into trouble,” says Lisa, who graduated from the Sweetwater...

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Earning a Livable Wage

March 22, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

What changes for families who’ve lived in poverty when the amount on their paychecks more than doubles? Climb participants who were employed before Climb often worked in low-wage jobs, piecing together basic needs like food and housing. Two years...

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A Long Journey: Climb Grad Named Welding Journeyman After Years as Apprentice

March 13, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

(Pictured above: Five years ago, Shana was introduced to the welding trade during her Climb Wyoming training, forging a new future for herself and her young daughter.)   Shana still remembers picking up her welding gear and tools for the first time...

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Ready to Make a Change: Congrats to Our Recent Sweetwater Area Graduates!

February 2, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“These participants came to Climb motivated to make positive changes in their lives. Many were struggling with housing, either living with relatives or something temporary. During the program, not a single participant missed a day of CNA training. They...

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The Powerful Group Experience: Congrats to Our Recent Cheyenne Graduates

January 30, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“Many came to this group unsure what to think and not planning to make friends. They developed deep connections with one another and even provided pot luck meals for each other weekly. Together, they learned the important nuances of...

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