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Training

What’s Up in the YLP: October Edition

October 31, 2016

Lots of big happenings this month in our Youth Leadership Program! School Round-Up Congratulations to August 2016 graduates Da’Mon (Tumma) Keelen, Noel (Know) Jackson, and Diana (DiDi) Otowoshe, who joined the ranks of college students! Tumma and Know are pursuing degrees in general studies at Delgado Community College; DiDi is pursuing a degree in mass […]

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Next Level at Liberty’s: Youth Leadership!

August 30, 2016

We are thrilled to be rolling out an additional eight months of “next level” support and programming for YDP graduates! We sat down with stellar Youth Leadership Program Coordinator Devon Turner to learn about what’s ahead. Tell us about YLP. The Youth Leadership Program is an 8-month extension to the training program. It’s all about building upon […]

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Capstone: Making Our Program Better

August 30, 2016

This month, we piloted a new version of our final program tier—professional development and externships. Many times, externships can feel like a “bucket of ice water”: the people are new, the food is new, the schedule is new…everything is new. It can be overwhelming, and it didn’t work for everyone. Our program staff wanted to […]

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Meet LaDonna McDowell

July 29, 2013

Meet LaDonna McDowell  In April 2013, LaDonna enrolled in Liberty’s Kitchen Youth Development Program and never missed a day.  She was terrific about letting us know what social services she needed in order  to succeed in the program —- Liberty’s Kitchen Program staff went to work! Throughout LaDonna’s time in training, she worked hard and […]

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