Jonathan Garcia

When I started Year Up I was 20 years old, and I lived on the Upper West Side in Harlem. I grew up with my mom, who raised four kids by herself. I never had a father; the only time he came around was to argue with my mother....

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March 24, 2012 | yearup

Meet Year Up Atlanta’s Inaugural Class

Year Up Atlanta’s inaugural class graduated in January 2010. Jim Cruz, who interned at Genuine Parts Company; Shannon Wroten, who interned at Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; and Anthony Franklin, who interned at Suntrust Bank, share their stories.

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January 7, 2010 | yearup