Flint – Shannan Thomas came to GSTMW! yearning for a career. Shannan met with her Career Coach and discussed how she had researched the trucking industry for months by looking at training facilities, wages and networking with Employers. Together they wrote out her goal plan and decided CDL-A training at 160 Driving Academy in Flint […]

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Genesee – Dominque Clay began her journey with GST Michigan Works! as she struggled to find sustainable employment. Dominque was referred to GSTMW and a Career Coach. They met regularly and discussed eliminating barriers to self- sufficiency, including not having her out-of- state Birth Certificate. This was preventing her from obtaining a State ID which […]

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Lapeer County – Maria came to this country when she was 25 years old dreaming of a better life and hoping for more opportunities than what was available to her in Mexico. She had recently finished a 4-year degree in International Business and was working as a teacher, but her family’s needs exceeded her earning […]

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Zolene Anter, age 17 and a recent homeschooled high school graduate, had just started her first job doing seasonal general labor on a local farm when she came to GST Michigan Works! in August of 2017. She wanted to further her education in a field that would offer the opportunity to help others while providing […]

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Jamie Fogle attended a WIOA Career Services orientation on April 11, 2018.  She came to the orientation seeking assistance with steps needed for her to gain full-time employment.  She had previously been employed with Taylor Life Center for over 10 years but was feeling overwhelmed with the sudden unemployment and the idea of having to […]

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Lilah Rourke came to GST Michigan Works in October of 2017 seeking help in becoming a Certified Nurse Aide.  Lila was a young, single mother who had discontinued college after her freshman year due to an unexpected pregnancy.  She was working a part-time cashier job at a local store to support her child.  However, 20 […]

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Enocencia Garza is an Adult participant from the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program, a GST Michigan Works Service Provider. Ms. Garza first learned about tuition assistance from the FHEO Program after meeting with one of the Program’s community partners, Charter Healthcare Training Center. After finding herself unemployed for the first […]

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Bria Rencher is a Youth participant from the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program, a GST Michigan Works Service Provider. Ms. Rencher had recently moved from Georgia to Michigan after graduating from High School and was looking to begin her career in healthcare. She attended an Information Session after learning about […]

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