GRADS AND TEACHERS—From left: Glenna Williams, Orissa El, instructor Sue Ellen Kenitz, Jim Mours and Napolena Chester.

The Life’s Work of Western PA Connections program boasts four graduates of its comprehensive, eight-week training and job placement experience— Chester, El, Mours and  Williams.

Since its inception in 2005, 86 percent of Connections graduates have been offered jobs or are working in a customer service related field.

Participants in the program learn vital skills in research, computer science and communication as well as job searching and interviewing.

The Connections program aids Life’s Work in its goal of assisting disadvantaged individuals in breaking down barriers to employment.

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