Mykhale Brown is a young man with confidence. Early in June of 2016 he enrolled with Youth One Stop and set himself the goals of attaining his High School Equivalency Diploma, becoming employed, and enrolling in college and just a few days later, Key Food, a grocery store in Beacon, hired him and a month after that, he attended his first HSE class at Youth One Stop.
Nazyah Oliverro enrolled with Youth One Stop in the beginning of June last year. She had 3 achievements in mind: finish up her secondary education, then go on for her Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA), and get a job.
Poughkeepsie City School District
Ben Raften makes it happen with the Youth One Stop Transitional Job Program! When Raften joined the program, he shared his passion for pursuing a career in Information Technology. Through our partnership with the Poughkeepsie City School District, Raften was connected with Sean Daneshvar, Director of Technology at Poughkeepsie High School. The match offered, at no cost to the district, a valuable connection for Raften to learn more about the industry both through hands-on learning and mentoring.
Dutchess Community College
Quadreek Storts joined the Youth One Stop program in April 2014 looking for help getting his Nursing Assistant Certificate. He had nearly completed the scholarship application when he learned some details from his past would make getting a job difficult. So, with help his case manager, he searched for an alternative training and found Dutchess Community College’s Medical Office Assistant program.
Khalil’s motivation is his new born son, girlfriend, and his siblings. He understands the importance of having a full time job and taking care of his family. He is looking forward to growing within the company at Anderson in hopes to become a shift supervisor or a manager of a house. He loves working and helping clients who have difficult needs. Khalil is also an active mentor with students on a day-to-day basis and always up for the challenge in particular when a new intake arrives.
In 2015 Miesha Forte enrolled in Youth One Stop. She had left high school without getting a diploma and needed some guidance. Miesha’s case manager helped her enroll in HSE class, and to begin a targeted job search.