The Wells Fargo Foundation awarded a $15,000 grant to the LIFE of NC Inc. STRIVE Job Readiness Attitudinal Training Program. Wells Fargo also is a Presenting Sponsor for the 18th Anniversary Gala, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Hilton Greenville. Pictured from left are STRIVE Lead Trainer Ronda Barnes, LIFE of […]
STRIVE NC graduates 200th class, celebrates more than 200 participants’ success in workforce, life skills training program
The 200th class to complete the nationally recognized STRIVE job readiness and attitudinal training program offered by LIFE of NC celebrated graduation, May 12, 2017. Since its founding locally in May 2000, STRIVE NC has served 2,097 graduates with innovative job and life skills training. Currently, LIFE of NC serves Greenville-Pitt County in eastern North […]
Wow … Overjoyed, humbled and truly blessed! That’s how all of us at LIFE of NC feel after an extraordinary evening celebrating STRIVE NC’s 16th Anniversary Gala with the amazing Greenville community! Thank you to ALL for your belief and support of our programs-you are the foundation of our success & truly appreciated beyond words.
“After spending seven years inside NC Department of Corrections, over a quarter of my life, I was nervous about returning back to a now foreign society. I felt that my character had been properly reﬁned and that I was mentally ready, but I also knew that in many other areas of life I was completely […]
#STRIVE is pleased that The New York Times published a letter to the editor by our CEO, Phil Weinberg. The letter, a response to the Times’ Feb. 21 editorial, “The Crisis of Minority Unemployment, ” notes that “the crisis of urban unemployment burns with greater intensity than ever” – but there are proven ways to […]
“We never give up on anybody” – Mayor Allen Thomas, speaking at STRIVE’s graduation ceremony https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=950056488412355&id=427343664016976&_rdr
Our very first LIFE of NC / STRIVE Video is here & we couldn’t be happier with the final cut!!!! Thank you so much to the Bob Barker Foundation, Alex & his entire team at Your Local Studio & to our SUPER STAR, Ronda Barnes! We are so excited to share with our community Ronda’s […]