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"The Getting Ahead program has been a very rewarding and eye-opening experience. It was a relaxed comfortable environment and everyone was passionate and enthusiastic. I highly recommend this course to anyone interested finding solutions to dealing with poverty issues and discovering community resources that can help them." -John

"I didn't fully know what I was about to learn when I took the Bridges Out Of Poverty Workshop last month but I was surprised at how much information was covered in one day. Learning about the 'hidden rules' of economic class and how perceptions limit our understanding of each other helped me BRIDGE the gap and better appreciate a persons struggle to transition from poverty." -Brent T.

"Getting Ahead provides the opportunity to take apart your life and analyze it objectively. Then it helps you place it back together strategically (like stepping stones) so that you are set up to reach your goals." -Linda

"Getting Ahead opened my eyes to so much. I learned a lot about myself and what I can do to improve my situation. I am glad that I came and met such great people. This group is the best!" -Colleen

“Circles saved my life. For the first time I felt like I mattered and that I could do so much more than just survive. I thought for so long that I would be stuck in poverty. I thought there was no way out. Now with Circles I know I CAN make my dreams come true. I feel empowered and able to support my family. Actually just being around people who believed that my dreams could come true changed everything!” -Crystal