Learner Stories

Lynda’s Story

Lynda talks about how taking women’s empowerment programs helped her overcome obstacles and build a network and a support system.

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Eric’s Story

My sister was going to the Learning Exchange to work in her GED and was always talking about how great everyone was there and how friendly it was. I reached out to them because I wanted to try to complete my GED as well.

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Madalynn’s Story

I first became aware of the Learning Exchange through the UYES! (Urban Youth Employment/Education Services) program. Everyone there was so supportive and understanding. The atmosphere was welcoming and I didn’t feel the daily pressure I felt in traditional high school.

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Edris, a Day in the Life

Edris talks about her journey from income assistance to having a job and how women's empowerment programs supported her in learning about herself and feeling connected to her community.

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