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  • Writer's pictureIvette Guillermo-McGahee

Creating Clear Roadmaps to Success: Con-Vivir Youth Career Program Guides Students to Achieve Goals

Updated: May 4, 2023


We are thrilled to announce the completion of our 5th youth career exploration workshop, which aims to provide our youth participants with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their careers and beyond. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all workshop participants who completed the program.

Our youth career exploration program focuses on equipping students with essential skills that will help them secure employment and excel in school. The program provided participants with a solid understanding of career prospects, stress management techniques, and the leadership and entrepreneurship skills needed to succeed in today's competitive job market.

We recognize that the primary challenge for many of our students was developing a vision for their future. Many had the intelligence and ambition to pursue their desired careers but needed a clear roadmap. However, with the help of our experienced mentors, they were able to clarify their visions and create actionable roadmaps for achieving their goals.

Our students faced various challenges throughout the program, including maintaining focus and avoiding distractions. However, they demonstrated remarkable resilience and perseverance, taking one step at a time and staying focused on their goals.

We are pleased to report that our program has provided our students with valuable insights and a better understanding of their chosen careers. By gaining practical experience and a sense of what will be expected of them in the workplace, our students are better prepared to take on future challenges with confidence and competence.

"My experience at the youth career exploration workshop has been beneficial for me in many ways, including helping me build the foundation of a resume, learning what I want for myself in the future, and learning about others. The teachers have also helped me with their ways of teaching and the activities we learned during the course," Allyson.

At Con-Vivir, we are committed to empowering the next generation of leaders and innovators. We thank everyone who made this workshop possible and encourage anyone interested in learning more about our youth career exploration program to visit our website: www.alliesincaring.org/career-exploration.


We are thrilled to give a shout-out to the amazing parents, Ivette Guillermo-McGahee - our incredible executive director - and the fantastic facilitators Ted Costa and Alejandro Ramirez, as well as the outstanding interns Teresa Guddo and LeTisha Badger. Their unwavering support and dedication to our program were essential to our kids' success, and we couldn't be more grateful!

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