Success Stories

Meet Jamila


Jamila left school at 19 years old because, she says, she “wasn’t focused.” 

Meet Cornerstone Staffing


Cornerstone Staffing needed to fill multiple warehouse positions as soon as possible.

Meet John


“I wanted employment, period. I wanted stability. And I knew I needed my GED to get a job.” That’s what brought John, 22, to the Westside Youth Opportunity (YO) Center in 2009.

Meet Baltimore Corps

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Baltimore Corps came into the Baltimore Career Center at Eutaw on June 24, 2015 wanting to hire youth fourteen (14) to twenty-four (24) years of age for summer jobs. They were primarily trying to find youth in the Sandtown-Winchester community and other designated areas.

Meet Benica

Meet Benica ImageAfter she graduated from high school, Benica’s only source of income was as a part-time banquet server with a sporadic weekend schedule.

Meet Kevin

Kevin struggled to secure steady work on his own after being released from a correctional facility.Kevin


Meet Angela

Meet Angela

Angela Gillespie, 38, was an unemployed childcare worker looking for a new career path.

Meet Tishia


In 2006, Tishia’s secure home life unraveled when her father and stepmother divorced and her father spiraled into depression.  


Meet Brendon


When Brendon was first hired by the ABC Box Company in 2013, it was his first job.

Meet Rhonda

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When Rhonda Hammonds first came to the Westside Youth Opportunity (YO) Center in 2008, she had her sights set on a career in the sports/fitness field.