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On the road to self-sufficiency.

Alana Chisholm

With a brighter and better future ahead, Alana is breaking the cycle of violence and poverty. Click here for her story.

Riquel Neal

Updated skills, renewed confidence, and a stronger family — Riquel gained all that and more. Click here for her story.

Maritza Monterrosa

After losing a lucrative job in the mortgage industry, Maritza faced a harsh reality. She needed computer skills. Click here for her story.

Linnea Ludwick

Without current skills and with a lengthy gap in work history from caring for her mother, Linnea was down, but she got back up. Click here for her story.

Shaunette Buchanan

When retail jobs just couldn't make ends meet, Shaunette came to Opportunity Junction to find a career pathClick here for her story.

Jessica Silver

Opportunity Junction helped Jessica clarify her future and put her on the right path. Click here for her story.

Elaine Segura

Elaine had earned impressive credentials, but still couldn't find a career, until now. Click here for her story in her own words.


After years of establishing a career, Julin couldn't find a job and knew she needed help. Click here for her story.

maryoval_grey Mary's life changed drastically, and she needed immediate skills to enter the workforce and support her family. Click here for her story.
hannah_oval_grey Hannah had been working since the age of 16, but then there was nothing, and she needed to pay the rent. Click here for her story.
oval_tracy_grey Tracy L. and her family lost everything when the mortgage crisis hit. Now, she's starting fresh and creating a new career path. Click here for her story.



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Opportunity Junction’s programs help struggling job-seekers transform themselves into breadwinners and role models.

> Job Training and Placement
> SparkPoint Career Development
> Technology Center
> Do-It-Yourself Tax Assistance

For Alumni

Job Training and Placement Program alumni are eligible for:

> Alumni Council
> Employment Incentives
> Active Job Seekers Program