From Homeless Shelters To Case Worker

Encore: February 01, 2016

In our on-going “Chasing the Dream” series on poverty and opportunity in America, we hear the remarkable story of Jessie Garcia, who went from living in a homeless shelter to earning a paycheck as a case worker.


Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the impact of poverty on American society. Major funding for this initiative is provided by The JPB Foundation. Additional funding is provided by Ford Foundation.

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