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Back on Track: Building Career Pathways for Low-Income Youth

By Willa Seldon and Debby Bielak When I [co-author Willa Seldon] was in public high school in Alabama, I didn't rely on my guidance counselor for college or career advice. I was fortunate to have professional parents and siblings and a social network that could provide the connections I needed to find part-time jobs and discuss potential careers. And I had a community of neighbors, church members, and friends who regularly asked about my dreams and progress in school.
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