“That’s what I want to be – prepared,” Gio says. “I want to be ready to go after the things I want in life.” Gio will be attending Foothill College in the fall, and plans to intern at Facebook.
“Quiero cambiar el futuro de mi familia.” I want to change the future of my family.
Through the LiveAble program, Able Works makes paths to sweet success possible for young mothers like Teresa!
LiveAble was designed on the principle that by equipping young moms with tools and skills, the entire family can flourish.
I teach because I love it when a lightbulb goes off in a kid’s head and they realize, ‘Hey, I can change this!’
“What I’m finding and learning is that there is great wealth and great knowledge beyond anything we really ever understood in the marginalized and the poor.” Listen to Able Works CEO and Co-Founder John Liotti’s comments about breaking the chains of…
When Amira realized that her 8-year old daughter’s panic attacks were a result of witnessing domestic violence, Amira was determined to take the first – and often most difficult – step to a better life for her and her four children.
You can support Able Works’ programs like Future Profits in a unique matching opportunity today! Every week, FutureProfits helps connect the dots for thousands of high school students in eleven partner schools across the Bay Area, from Carlmont High in San Carlos to Arroyo High in San Lorenzo to Sequoia High in Redwood City. Under-resourced and immigrant students need the education, financial knowledge and life-skills that FutureProfits provides to make the transition from surviving to thriving.
The real truth about housing insecurity in the Bay Area and how we help families self-determine their futures.
Motivation comes in many forms. For some of us, it is the challenge of a new task, fear of failure, or a desire for monetary gain. For others, it may be verbal appreciation, the joy of solving a difficult problem or fulfilling a lifelong passion. In Lucy’s case, her motivation came from the aspiration to achieve her personal career goals and challenge herself.
This July, FutureProfits has been back in the classroom testing new lessons for the upcoming school year.