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Spotlight on Joseph

Joseph had a double challenge upon leaving the foster care system after 13 years. He struggled along with his peers to find his way without the support he needed to navigate life’s obstacles and he is also legally blind due to retinitis pigmentosa macular degeneration...

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Spotlight on Raul

In his four years with JIT, Raul says he has grown and gained a better understanding how to handle money through countless workshops on loans, tenant leases, investments, and building credit.  In fact, he feels more knowledgeable than most peers his age. Raul...

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Spotlight on Tiffany

Although Tiffany felt on her own her whole life, it was nothing like what she felt when entering college. She remembers, “I was working three jobs and could not focus on school. I had no safety net at the time and worked tirelessly to make ends meet.” Even though she...

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Spotlight on Nathan

Nathan was five years old when his mother packed up everything she could and piled four kids onto a Greyhound bus headed to California from the East Coast. She was following Nathan’s dad to San Diego where he was seeking a steady source of heroin for his addiction....

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