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Category Archives: Letter from Mark

It’s All in the Details

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  Here is a recent letter from Mark Redmond, our executive director, on his experience visiting Detail Works, our social enterprise that teaches youth the soft skills they need to be successful in the workplace.     Last summer I ran into a young woman in our counseling waiting room who works for Detail Works, …
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The words you never want to hear a parent say

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Our executive director recently received a note from a mom whose son is consumed with his addiction. “I myself feel very guilty and a failure as parent because I knew this could happen to him. I talked to him about it several times…” she wrote. “But talking and a good family weren’t enough.” You can read Mark’s response in the …
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What a night!

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Thank you to all who came to our Empty Bowl Dinner on October 20th! Our Executive Director, Mark Redmond, wanted to share this note with you about the evening: The stories you heard that night, the quotes from our youth that you saw on the tables, they all underscore how tough the teenage and young adult years …
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