Morgan is 18 yrs. old, an ex-offender and a high school dropout. He was a student at the Excel Center where he obtained his High School Diploma. The Excel Center referred Morgan to the #iWork program, where he expressed an interest in working in the auto repair field. Staff contacted JM Dent Repair and an Internship was established. Morgan has demonstrated outstanding attendance and a true interest in learning the craft. After the 3rd week of the internship, the owners asked about on-the-job training assistance to hire and train Morgan. He will be making $12.50 per hour with the opportunity to...
When I returned back to Lafayette from being in the military I was working multiple jobs that paid from minimum wage to jobs that paid no more than $10.00/hour. I had to work multiple jobs to make ends meet for my family.
I was laid off from my job in 2017. By December I had been out of work for several months, and had only a few weeks of unemployment remaining.