• January 3, 2022

From Homeless to Housed: Yasmin’s Story

From Homeless to Housed: Yasmin’s Story

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When her mother became gravely ill and unable to work, Yasmin Velez,18, dropped out of high school to support her family. Through the LA:RISE program, she obtained a job at the Los Angeles Conservation Corps as well as food and other assistance for her family. Yasmin was ultimately able to resume her education, earn her diploma, and get accepted into Cal State LA, where she is majoring in Child Development. “No matter what you are going through, never give up or lose faith! Your breakthrough may be around the corner,” she said.

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