College & Career Readiness

We are excited to share more good news from our 2019 Pre-Apprenticeship cohort! Graduate Cortorian Causey will be starting a new position as a full-time Case Manager at Bank of America this fall.  Cortorian’s position is a perfect blend of his computer and his customer service skills—and...

[caption id="attachment_20872" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Madeline Ryder (fourth from left) poses with other volunteers and students from CVCA on a STEM challenge day.[/caption] “My generation is a product of a lot of hard work done by women before us. Be confident in what you do and actively...

“I think companies benefit from hiring Lumity Pre-Apprenticeship graduates. The program has taught us a lot about becoming independent and overcoming challenges. We’re mature, focused, and ready to work!” – Jaquisha Carr, Pactiv   Only six months into her job at Pactiv and Lumity graduate Jaquisha Carr already...

Lumity Pre-Apprenticeship Program: Graduate Luis Duarte on learning the skills to turn his love for technology into a job Luis Duarte admits he wasn’t the best student in high school. He was shy and hesitant to ask for help when he needed it. Luis calls his reticence...

Getting Better—Together. At the end of each session, we ask students to reflect on our work together—what they learned, what they liked, what they didn't like. Their feedback is critical for helping us plan our future programs. It's also just fascinating to have students share their...