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All across America, high-impact nonprofits are breaking cycles and changing lives.

From coast to coast, dynamic social entrepreneurs are leading transformative nonprofit organizations with a shared mission to break the cycle of poverty and build stronger, safer communities where all people can discover their full potential.

LifeWorks seeks to eradicate youth homelessness by offering an individualized plan for every young person who walks through their doors. Realizing that those experiencing homelessness have varying needs, its assistance ranges from housing to workforce training to mental health counseling. While the support differs, every person is welcomed into a nurturing community that helps them heal from trauma, provides work and educational opportunities, and guides them onto the path to healthy, independent living.

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Organizational Leadership

Susan McDowell

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