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Meet Charlotte

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In the last seven years, Charlotte has moved from prison to being homeless to being housed to setting new life goals. As Charlotte grew up in West Dallas, a self-admitted “determined child,” she could not anticipate the trajectory that her life would take. In adulthood she spent three years in prison, and upon her release, …

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Meet Mozelle

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Addiction is a disease that runs in Mozelle’s family. Her mother battled with it for years until, in 2011, she lost the battle. “It took days for someone to find her after she died. That someone was me,” says Mozelle. “I decided right then and there that I did not want to die like that,” …

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Meet Chef Sonya Dorsey

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Sonya Dorsey knew from a young age that she was destined to be a professional chef. She remembers learning from her grandparents about the fine art of cooking. With one grandmother who specialized in the pastry arts and the other grandmother who specialized in the culinary arts, Sonya knew her way around the kitchen from …

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Meet Amano

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Amano acquired a criminal charge in 1993. With this charge, he was unable to find stable employment, and despite his continued efforts Amano fell into poverty. He found himself having to rely on family to keep a roof over his head. Even though he had a wide range of skills, Amano was not given the …

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Meet Jeff

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When Jeff found himself in a series of jobs that didn’t pay enough to make ends meet, he knew he needed a change. He heard about CitySquare WorkPaths from a CitySquare team member he encountered by chance at one of his jobs. Jeff enrolled in CitySquare WorkPaths Build4Success, the 6 week program that offers unemployed …

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