Empowerment through Volunteerism


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Michele C. McHugh, a First Step Volunteer, narrates her experiences as a volunteer and participant in different First Step workshops.

Michele shares how she feels empowered every time she leaves a First Step session. The First Step Job Training Program is part of the Coalition for the Homeless' efforts that offers aid to homeless and low income women.


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