Participant In Our PBSO Program Thrives With New Job and New Opportunities

Stories Participant In Our PBSO Program Thrives With New Job and New Opportunities Julien Garcom was an 18-year-old high school dropout who came to the Urban League of Palm Beach County wanting to continue his education. He was looking for training programs that could assist him with getting his GED certification and eventually finding a […]

Project Ready NULITES Program Helps Pahokee Ninth Grader Shine

Stories Our PBSO Program Helped Teen Find Work and Determination To Pursue His Career Dream William Tookes wanted to complete high school, go to college and someday become a teacher. But first, the 18-year-old high school dropout had to build up his motivation and self-esteem, and stop telling everyone he was a failure. The Urban […]

Project Ready NULITES Program Helps Pahokee Ninth Grader Shine

Stories Project Ready NULITES Program Helps Pahokee Ninth Grader Shine Getting involved in school activities has helped Danyla Sanders become a great student and a thriving young woman with serious career goals. She’s a 9th grade student at Pahokee High School who became a part of our Project Ready NULITES Program in 2018 at the […]

Single Mom Sees Joy In Homeownership

Stories Single Mom Sees Joy In Homeownership: “My Son Loves the New House” Since she was a young girl, Felisha Rodriguez wanted her own house in a quiet neighborhood surrounded by flowers — especially her favorite sunflowers.  But for years, the 24-year-old single-mother couldn’t realize her dream in South Florida’s booming real estate market because […]

He Loved Music And We Helped Him Find The Right Career Path

Stories He Loved Music and We Helped Him Find His Career Path Ronald Simpson always loved music. A quiet young man with a good upbringing, he struggled to find his calling in life until after he left college for financial reasons and ended up going through our City of West Palm Beach Urban Youth Empowerment […]

God Was Providing Angels For Us

Stories “God Was Providing Angels For Us” A few years ago, Rosemary Vas and her family hit financial hard times and had trouble paying the mortgage on their home. They were on the verge of losing their house. They were deeply worried. Then, they contacted the Urban League of Palm Beach County. Our housing staff […]