Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay helps diverse community members facing barriers to employment develop the skills they need to succeed in today’s competitive market. Many of our participants face multiple challenges in their lives, and their success is primarily a result of their tremendous determination. To learn about some of our participants, please read their stories below:
- From a Life of Addiction
- Transformation Behind Bars
- Aftermath of the Dot Com Bust
- A Mother Finds New Hope
- Starting Again – Life after Prison
At our 2015 Power of Work Gala we honored honored two new individuals, Mandisa Monroe and Eric Vargas, who have overcome significant obstacles to self-sufficiency with the James Sweeney Power of Work Awards. You can view their stories on our YouTube Page: Mandisa Monroe and Eric Vargas.