Year Up Changed My Life
Change is an emanating part of life that takes on a life of its own. Change has withstood the test of time. It is an understanding of yourself; a visual manifestation of blindness. It is both conscious and subconscious and are the very keys to success, and failure. It dictates decisions, words, perception and life. Yet, what influences change me? I had feelings of discouragement when my last grandparent passed away. For me the discouragement only continued from the lack family support and the constant judgment. Discouragement that shattered my dreams and the biggest disappointment is the constant backlash from family members; along with all the complaining. My feelings of resentment, betrayal, loneness, fear, being uneducated. At times, I have feelings of being a loser and facing that were words spoken about me; that I so much despise may be true. A reality of a bad track record, that your employment history will haunt you, that your failed relationships with men will come back; that you have little to no friends be revealed. Even with all this I never changed. I was always the sweetest little girl with a camera in her hand and loved to eat mayonnaise sandwiches. I always wanted things to stay the same and at the same time wanted to have something better. And then it happen it the door opened for change and it came by the name of Year Up. Year Up is a career Information Technology training program. It is a one year extensive program for urban young adults providing professional skills, work experiences and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. Year Up changed my life in so many ways the most significant lesson I learned about change is that it starts with you. Year Up is a great program that is truly invested in the future and career achievement of young adults. The program included guess speakers, career and personality...