FOR CITY OF DALLAS, TX RESIDENTS THAT QUALIFY!
STEP FORWARD is a middle-skill career pathways initiative in healthcare that provides a meaningful work-to-school option for 18-24 year old young adults who lack the financial and/or support systems to complete a college degree program. Undeniably, all young people need some course of study beyond high school to enjoy employment security in today’s workplace.
Over the past two decades, a new social norm of college for all became a reasonable expectation for all students. Today, the “college for all” view of education dominates public discourse: a four-year bachelor’s degree is the end to which everyone is to aspire, even for those students growing up in poverty, who are from under-resourced and at-risk environments.