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Success Stories – Vanessa

Vanessa Castillo is a college student with a plan to become a minister. She’s a long way from where she started, thanks in large part to your support of Trident Literacy. Vanessa was an honor roll student when she left home at 14, moved in with a guy at 15, dropped...

Success Stories – Elizabeth

Elizabeth (she’s a real person with a real name, but that’s not actually it) dropped out of school in 11th grade. She worked low-wage jobs until marrying and having children, but a divorce at age 26 forced her back into the job market to support her children....

Success Stories – Sam

Take Sam (he’s a real person, but that’s not his real name), a teenager who was sent unwillingly to Trident Literacy by DSS and was not happy to be back in “school.” He was resistant to learning and just wanted to earn his release. But a funny thing happens when...