“Struggling with dyslexia, Clarinda Arrunategui dropped out of high school a couple of years ago. But this fall, she took part in a modest graduation ceremony of a different sort.
Ms. Arrunategui and 33 peers, who have all faced obstacles and disadvantages ranging from poverty to difficulties at home, recently celebrated completing the Intern and Earn program, a 12-week paid internship program for people 16 to 24.”
CCBQ was recently featured in The New York Times. Click here to read more about how CCBQ helped this young woman find her strength, personally and academically, through the Intern and Earn Program.
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