Voices of opportunity
Powerful, first-hand stories and personal reflections from the front lines of the Opportunity Movement.
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A Dream Manifested at Kaiser Permanente: Steven Singh
How Steven turned his dream of working in the healthcare industry into a blossoming career in project management at KaiserSee more
Former Foster Youth Fighting for Reform: Luz Villar's Story of Determination
Growing up in the foster care system in Boston, Luz Villar was determined to be successful despite daunting obstacles.See more
Lifting While He Climbs: Fred Mutsinzi
Year Up Greater Boston graduate, Fred Mutsinzi, was determined to excel in his career—he just needed the opportunity to do so.See more
A Pathway to Possibilities with Partners HealthCare
Partners took a chance on him and Year Up alumnus, Christo Joassaint, proved it was the right call.See more
Paving the Way at Wayfair
As the first Year Up interns at the online retailer, Freddy Sandoval and Richard Hector Jr. helped show Wayfair a new pipeline of talent.See more
Le'Sean Wells' Graduation Reflection
Before Year Up, Le’Sean fought charges for a crime he didn’t commit.See more