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Meet Chrisie Morris

Workforce Challenge:

Chrisie Morris, 22, is a former foster youth who desired to have a career in media/ entertainment, but did not know where to start. She was referred to the South Bay One-Stop in Carson in May 2022.

Workforce Solution:

Chrisie was enrolled in the Bridge to Work and Youth @ Work programs and placed on a Paid Work Experience assignment with employer Better Youth, Inc. Chrisie was eventually hired by Better Youth as a creative professional.

Outcome and Benefits:

Chrisie continues to work while attending CSU Long Beach, where she is taking classes to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration for Pre-Production.

“Everyone needs help with something, and the people at Carson One-Stop and Better Youth are willing to help, but it’s your responsibility to speak up for it.”

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