An Immigrant Chasing Her American Dream

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When someone comes to our McCarrick Family Center, the first person they often meet is 19-year old Marlene. Smiling and bubbly, she makes families feel at ease and welcomed. She knows what’s it’s like to be in their shoes – just a few months earlier, she was the one walking through the door. At the …

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A Mom Searching for Stability

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LaVonda was tired. Tired of losing jobs.  Tired of missing her kids. Tired of the pain her addiction was causing. After years of battling drug abuse, LaVonda was ready to regain control of her life. So nearly 10 years ago, she decided to get clean and heal the wounds her addiction had caused. Thankfully, she …

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A Child with Developmental Disabilities

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At our Kennedy School, we specialize in serving students with Autism, Intellectual Disabilities, Emotional Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, and Traumatic Brain Injuries. Utilizing a small classroom, we support our students holistically, through behavioral and social emotional counseling, serious academic intervention focusing on Mathematics, internships that focus on employment skills, and physical education. Our students receive a different …

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