Nahyrah and her fiancée Shana came to California with nothing but the clothes on their backs and a few dollars. They did not have stable housing and called shelter after shelter, but they felt as though no one could help.

They were desperate and contacted the Center. Kaylee Hrisoulas, the Community Resources Coordinator, connected them with Women’s Empowerment. Because of that vital referral, they had the opportunity to graduate from the Women’s Empowerment job-readiness program and were married!

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