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“For many of the women that come to Hot Bread Kitchen, we’re the first job where they can branch out outside of their community or outside of the domestic sphere.”
“We trek to heal our bodies, to inspire our girls in our communities, and to reclaim the streets of our neighborhood.”
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“When I left those folks behind, I promised myself that one day, I would do my best to circle back and help Americans understand the impact of its current policies.”
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“By getting these students into these tech jobs, we have real opportunity to lift individuals, families, and communities out of poverty.”
“We ask what we believe is the next greatest generation to come to a frontier of American change and make a difference in one of America’s greatest cities.”