Meaningful Mentorship: Anthony & Mark

“Before Year Up,” alumnus Anthony Martin explains, “I was previously working two retail jobs while trying to figure how I was going to get a good full-time job that pays well and that would offer great benefits for me, so I can not only take care of me but...

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September 25, 2019 | yearup2

Finding His Identity: Ismael Oviedo’s Story

  Finding His Identity: Ismael Oviedo’s Story With hard work and the right mentor, Ismael came to understand who he was and what mattered most to him. By Dan Gordon and Nick Schmiedicker ________________________________________________________________________ During his Year Up commencement speech, Ismael Oviedo had a confession, “If you asked me...

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August 21, 2019 | yearup2