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Every morning they get up and mentally prepare, they get dressed and pack their bag for the day. Going through the checklist of what they need. Lunch, water bottle, change of clothes, masks, and any curriculum items they need for their classroom. Then they head...
It was a warm and beautiful summer day in 1978. I had walked from my home in Alhambra about one mile to an address on Almansor St. There was a Methodist church on the corner of Main St. and Almansor. To the West was a florist shop and next to that shop was a...
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A dream comes true!!
Despite the challenges brought by COVID during 2020, Lexus R. never stopped dreaming about her future as an independent adult.
In February 2021, Abel V. had the chance to check on Lexus, and record her progress on a one-on-one interview.
On behalf of IRL’s management team, we want to say thank you to all of our community partners for opening the doors of your businesses and for being willing to hire our clients, so they can take charge of their own learning and lives.
Employees from IRL sat down with Kevin to learn more about his job at Northgate Markets and the role our Transition and Adult Service (TAS) program plays in helping him to achieve his personal and professional goals. Our dedicated staff, personalized programs, and invaluable community partners make it possible for Kevin, and all the clients we serve, to truly take charge of their own learning and lives every single day!