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All GO Classes Cancelled on Monday, December 10th

CLOSURE UPDATE: Due to the inclement weather, all GO classes will be cancelled tomorrow, Monday, Dec. 10th, following A-B Tech’s closure schedule. Southside Kitchen will also be closed for community lunch tomorrow. Stay safe out there!

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Announcing New Employment Pathway: Certified Peer Support Specialist. Apply Today!

We’re excited to launch a new training and employment pathway, Ready to Work: Certified Peer Support Specialist, which we’re offering in partnership with Vaya Health and Mission Health.

 

What is a Peer Support Specialist?

Peer Support Specialists increase positive outcomes for individuals on their recovery paths. Specialists share their own experiences to help others, and the five-day training offered by Vaya Health meets the guidelines of NC’s Certified Peer Support Specialist Program.

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Meet Michelle, now a Certified Peer Support Specialist

 

Looking to make a change, 31-year-old Michelle enrolled in GO’s Ready-to-Work program last March.

 

A single mother of two boys, she’d been steadily employed in the fast food industry for over a decade, but she wanted more for her life and her family. Michelle recognized that her true passion was helping and caring for others, yet she worried that her history of incarceration would be a barrier to career progression.

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This Holiday Season, Give Back to Your Community by Supporting GO’s Job Training Programs

Shop Local & Sustainable

Up-cycled cutting boards handcrafted by our YouthBuild students with reclaimed wood from the Edington Center gymnasium are now for sale! This is your chance to purchase a little piece of Southside history. Each cutting board is unique and features the mark of our young woodworkers-in-training, like Sarah, pictured here sanding a cutting board.

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