Meet Angelique, a graduate of Session 63!
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Angelique, a mother of five children found herself homeless after moving from Salt Lake City, UT to Fairfield, CA. She lived in trailer parks and mobile homes until finances became extremely tight and found herself motel hopping.
While living in transitional housing, Angelique’s caseworker told her of Women’s Empowerment. She was accepted into the program as a sister in Session 63.
“Women’s Empowerment helped me regain confidence in myself.”
“What’s a resume?” Angelique said, “I had to idea and the employment specialists helped me brush up on old skills and gain new skills as well.”
“The week before graduating was extremely emotional for me. I did not think I was going to graduate with my class.”
While at Women’s Empowerment Angelique received word her daughter was in the hospital and would undergo multiple surgeries.
“I wanted quit, to be with my daughter but I needed to finish the program for myself and for my kids so I stayed.”
In June, 2016 Angelique graduated Women’s Empowerment with all her family watching, including her daughter.
In five years Angelique envisions herself owning her own business, possibly in retail and will strive for a successful, stable career to support her family. In the meantime she plans to get her GED and continue onto college.