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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 Tucker acquired a criminal charge in 1993. With this charge, Amano was able to find employment until 2001. From 2001 to 2009 Amano was unemployed despite his continued efforts. Amano fell into poverty and found himself having to rely on family to keep a roof over his head. Even though he had a wide …

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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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Meet June

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Like many folks here in Dallas, there’s nothing more important to June Gates than family. One of the happiest days of her life was when her grandson Jeremiah was born. Unfortunately, June’s daughter, Jeremiah’s mother, struggled with serious health issues that affected her ability to provide for Jeremiah. During the periods spent with his mother, …

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