“We hope that this [program] is just the beginning,” Collier said. “Our students need more of these opportunities to have paid work experiences in their own community. Our students need this, and they deserve it.”
Game-changing work is happening in the Kansas City community. The Surge Institute is honored to highlight Jennifer Collier (KC’19) for her contribution and partnership in actualizing the Working for Youth program, which has directly supported over 400 young people in gaining employment. Read the full article on the impactful initiative here.