Tatiana is 18 years old. In June 2015, after graduating from high school, she enrolled in the WIOA Job Readiness Program at the Center for Youth. While enrolled in the program she experienced several personal obstacles that interfered with her ability to secure employment and further her education. However, her relentless drive and motivation to reach her goals have overshadowed those personal obstacles and she has gained much success as a result.
Her achievements in the program include obtaining a ServSafe Credential, increasing her math and reading skills as reflected on the TABE test, participating in job-readiness workshops and creating a resume.She recently began CNA classes at REOC and is employed part-time at Burger King.
Tatiana’s resiliency and positive attitude enable her to remain focused on her priorities in life. Despite experiencing adversity, Tatiana is truly an inspiration to those around her and an amazing example of one who has used available community resources to assist her in reaching her goals.