Chief Executive Officer Katharyn Muniz Bandoni, Senator Lou Correa, Board of Directors, Fullerton Chamber of Commerce and Corps members were just some of the people who attended the ceremony.
Corpsmembers are 18-25 year old low-income young adults living in some of the poorest communities in Orange County. More than half are the main source of financial support for children or other adults. The vast majority of corpsmembers are minorities. Many face significant barriers to achieve academic success and to escape poverty, including lack of stable housing, job readiness skills, and low self-esteem and confidence. Continue reading